For more information, go to www.dol.gov/odep.
EARN Webinar — “All About Access: The Business Case for Using Accessible Websites and Other Workplace Technologies” — April 13, 2:00-3:30 PM ET
Technology is a central driver of productivity in today’s workplace, for all workers. But if it’s inaccessible to employees with disabilities, it impedes them from performing to their fullest. This webinar from the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) will address the basics of employer tools related to accessibility of websites, online systems, mobile applications, and other forms of workplace information and communication technology.
Stay-at-Work/Return-to-Work National Online Dialogue — Through April 14
You’re invited to participate in the Stay-at-Work/Return-to-Work National Online Dialogue, hosted in support of the ODEP SAW/RTW Policy Collaborative’s efforts to develop strategies and practices to promote the return-to-work process for workers who become injured or experience disabling conditions. This latest in a series of dialogues is focused on supporting the transition back to work and will run through April 14th. We’re looking for your ideas on ways that states can develop initiatives or programs, or institute policy changes, that support workers in the transition back to work. Your input in this virtual discussion will play an integral role in informing the efforts to develop policy steps to promote timely and effective strategies to support individuals who need SAW/RTW services and supports to remain in the labor force.
The Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology Presents “PEAT Talks: Making Taleo Accessible” — April 20, 2:00-3:00 PM ET
Taleo is the leading talent management system used by HR professionals worldwide. In this PEAT Talks webinar, Senior Director of Oracle’s Accessibility Program Peter Wallack and Product Management Director of Taleo Development Ali Moosvi will discuss the challenges and successes that their team has experienced, as well as the accessibility features currently in production.
Latest EARN Newsletter Now Available
EARN has issued its March 31 newsletter, featuring information on EARN’s Section 501 InfoCenter, a new video produced by the South Dakota Retailers Association about the benefits of hiring people with disabilities, a Society of Human Resource Management article on the Job Accommodation Network, upcoming web events, and more.
LEAD Center Publishes LEAD On! E-Newsletter
LEAD On! highlights news and innovations in employment, policy and economic advancement for people with disabilities. The March edition highlights the impact of Section 188 training in Missouri, the results of the LEAD Center’s National Online Dialogue on Promoting Inclusive Career Pathways, the recent Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program Conference, important new resources, and more.