The Americans with Disabilities Act is a federal law that requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees and applicants with disabilities. This article provides guidance on how to prepare for, recognize and respond to reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. It also discusses the importance of training managers and supervisors to recognize and properly handle those requests—especially accommodations regarding COVID-19.Read More
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The prospect of a COVID-19 vaccine is exciting to most, but also presents challenges for employers. Employers may be considering whether vaccination will be encouraged or mandated. This article provides a general informational overview of considerations for employers.
The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter that is produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month's newsletter discusses celebrating holidays safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, making over your holiday baking recipes and getting enough water.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published two additional answers to its list of COVID-19 frequently asked questions (FAQs). The new answers clarify when employers must report COVID-19 in-patient hospitalizations and fatalities.
Being a productive remote worker comes with responsibility, self-reliance and resourcefulness. Set yourself up for success, and consider these tips to stay focused and efficient while working from home.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, working parents are now being forced to contend with their children’s new school routines. The uncertainty surrounding these routines and their impact on working parents will undoubtedly have ripple effects in the workplace. This article includes methods for accommodating working parents and pitfalls to avoid when doing so.