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The National Employer Policy, Research and Technical Assistance Center on the Employment of People with Disabilities (Employer TA Center), is pleased to announce the availability of a new tool to help states advance the employment of people with disabilities. Featuring customizable joint resolution/executive order language and a sample “Dear Colleague” letter, the document is intended…read more
As part of a series of activities to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the U.S. Department of Labor developed a historical timeline that chronicles the milestones that led up to its passage in 1990 and have carried its spirit forward since. The department is also collecting worker photos and…read more
by Tiffany Jolliff Few can argue with the value of professional internships. For college students and recent graduates, they deliver a way to gain skills and learn about employment options through hands-on workplace experience. And the benefits don’t stop there. Internships also offer employers an easy and effective way to evaluate potential employees and cultivate…read more
By Alina Tugend, New York Times, About six months ago, Patrick Ross knew things had reached a breaking point at work. An angry email he had sent to a superior – combined with occasional temper flare-ups and brusque interactions with colleagues – was endangering his job of two years as deputy director of communication at…read more