[video_player][/video_player] Judy Young, manager of the Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN), discusses highlights and key findings during the Employer Practices Rehabilitation Research Center (EP-RRTC) “State of the Science” conference held in Washington, D.C. on October 22 and 23. Learn more about the conference.
As a 21-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp, James Rodriguez had extensive experience transitioning wounded warriors back into the workforce and civilian life after rehabilitation. As the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Commanding Officer of Wounded Warrior Battalion West at Balboa Naval Hospital, Rodriguez was responsible for the transition, development and education of veterans…read more
By William Erickson Researcher, Cornell University, Employment and Disability Institute As employers look to increase their hiring and retention of employees with disabilities – in response to the new Section 503 regulations, Executive Order 13548: Increasing Federal Employment of Individuals with Disabilities or for diversity reasons – it’s important to consider implementing inclusive HR…read more
By Susanne Bruyere Director, Employment and Disability Institute, Cornell University Employers play an important role in creating workplaces that are inclusive of individuals with disabilities. Formal and informal organizational policies and practices are a key component of what determines whether a workplace is or is not disability-friendly. Over the last several years, Cornell University has…read more
By Ellice Switzer Technical Assistance Specialist, EARN The proliferation of workplace wellness programs  in recent years has brought a variety of positive changes for employers and employees. Many employers offer incentives to employees who reach certain health milestones such as weight loss or smoking cessation, citing an established relationship between wellness and productivity. However,…read more