Employment News

“Does the ADA Allow Us to Require Masks in the Workplace?”

This article addresses the question of whether it is lawful for employers to require their employees to wear face masks in the workplace, along with best practices on managing reasonable accommodation requests from people with disabilities who may be impacted by this requirement.

Small Business at Work Toolkit: Helping Small Businesses Leverage the Talents of People with Disabilities

The Northeast ADA Center published this new toolkit, which provides curated information and essential resources about why and how small businesses can hire and retain employees with disabilities.

“ADA's 'Accommodation of Last Resort' Remains A Thorn in Employers' Sides”

This article discusses why employers are still making difficult judgment calls on reassignment as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.

U.S. Department of Labor Announces 2020 National Disability Employment Awareness Month Theme

The U.S. Department of Labor announced “Increasing Access and Opportunity” as the 2020 theme for National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in October.

This year is the nation’s 75th observance of NDEAM. Visit the NDEAM site for more information on how you can recognize and support the contributions of workers with disabilities!