The United States Department of Labor (USDOL) has issued three new resources on employment law issues. You can read about and access the new resources below.
President Joseph R. Biden Jr. signed a Presidential Memorandum directing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to coordinate a new interagency effort to further the government's work to address the long-term effects of COVID-19, including supporting individuals experiencing long COVID, individuals and families experiencing a loss due to COVID-19, and those dealing with pandemic-related mental health and substance use issues. To supplement the Presidential Memorandum, the White House issued the "Fact Sheet: The Biden Administration Accelerates Whole-of-Government Effort to Prevent, Detect, and Treat Long COVID." The Administration also launched the COVID.gov website to help people find vaccines, tests, treatments, masks, and current updates on COVID-19 in their communities.
Executive Functioning Deficits
The Job Accommodation Network Webcast on "Accommodation Solutions for Executive Functioning Deficits" is available in the archive. Executive functions are high-level mental processes or abilities that influence and direct more basic skills like attention and memory. This Webcast discussed accommodation solutions that address limitations affecting attention, time management, memory, hyperactivity, impulsivity, and getting to work on time.
View "Accommodation Solutions for Executive Functioning Deficits"
The Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) released its latest newsletter. Highlighted are EARN's "#DisabilityIsDiversity" campaign, new members of EARN's Inclusion@Work Leadership Council, a video case study, and more.
Read the EARN newsletter