Employment News

“A Roadmap to Competitive Integrated Employment: Strategies for Provider Transformation”

This latest publication in the “Bringing Employment First to Scale” series features employment service providers sharing their strategies for successful organizational transformation from sheltered workshops to competitive integrated employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

“Best Practices for Tackling Absence, Disability Management”

This article outlines a recent presentation provided at a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conference. The presentation focused on managing leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and other forms of accommodations under the ADA.

“Ten Steps to Comply with the ADA’s Interactive Process”

This article outlines a process-oriented approach to addressing the need for reasonable accommodations for workers with disabilities.

Survey: More Employers Outsourcing Leave Management

This article reports on a recent survey of U.S. employers that revealed a significant increase in the percentage of employers using insurance companies and other third-party administrators to manage employee leave. While survey respondents identified several challenges related to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the ADA, the majority of survey respondents reported feeling “confident” about their ADA policies and procedures.

Federal Agency Employment Strategies: A Framework for Disability Inclusion

This report provides an update on requirements, as well as promising practices and emerging strategies to successfully recruit, hire, retain, and advance employees with disabilities in the federal workforce.