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USDOL Issues Employment Law Update

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.

Learn What’s Happening at PEAT

The Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT) just released the latest edition of their newsletter.  This edition highlights The White House Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights, the launch of PEAT’s Disability-Led Innovation Report, and shares how you can design immersive environments in inclusive ways.

Read PEAT’s Newsletter

Providing Reasonable Accommodations to Veterans with Disabilities Webcast

In observance of Veterans Day, the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) will offer a timely and informative Webcast about veterans with cognitive and mental health impairments and common accommodations that may be needed for success at work.  JAN consultants will present accommodation situations and solutions and answer attendee questions during this free Webcast on Thursday, November 10, 2022, at 2:00 PM. ET.

Register for the JAN Webcast

New Blog: Advancing Disability Inclusion All Year Round

On October 28, Renee Tajudeen, Supervisory Program Manager of the USDOL Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) Policy Communication and Outreach Division authored a blog titled, “Advancing Disability Inclusion All Year Round.”  The blog, which was posted as National Disability Employment Awareness Month concludes, draws attention to the advantages of employing workers with disabilities, provides ideas on how to foster a disability-friendly workplace, and encourages employers to make advancing disability inclusion a year-round commitment.

Read the blog