When Things Aren’t as They Seem (Non-Obvious Disability and Employment)

Katie, a potential employee, interviews with your company.  She is well qualified to perform the essential functions of the job for which she has applied.  The new employee is a wheelchair user; therefore, you recognize that some reasonable accommodations should made to ensure equality in the work environment.  You gladly work with the new employee, … Continue reading When Things Aren’t as They Seem (Non-Obvious Disability and Employment)

“Should I Disclose my Disability During a Job Search?”

Employers and job seekers are often unclear as to their rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Some employers look upon the ADA with a little fear –- fear of litigation, fear that accommodating someone with a disability costs too much money, or fear that accommodations will mean more work for the … Continue reading “Should I Disclose my Disability During a Job Search?”

America’s Job Exchange to Observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month #NDEAMchat

America’s Job Exchange is participating in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America's workers with disabilities. This year's theme is "My disability is one … Continue reading America’s Job Exchange to Observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month #NDEAMchat