Employment News

U.S. Department of Labor, National Labor Relations Board, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Align to End Retaliation, Promote Workers’ Rights

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced a joint initiative and collaboration to raise awareness about retaliation issues when workers exercise their protected labor rights.

EARN Unveils Newly Redesigned Website

Structured around four phases of the employment lifecycle, the redesigned site from the Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN) offers a range of resources, including self-paced online training courses, easy-to-use checklists, in-depth policy guides, videos profiling disability-inclusive employers, and archived webinars on a variety of issues.

“National Trends in Disability Employment (nTIDE) October 2021 Jobs Report: Employment for People with Disabilities Reaches Historic Levels”

In October, the major employment indicators for people with disabilities reached their highest recorded levels since September 2008, when reporting for this cohort was begun by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).