“Addressing Safety Challenges for Disabled Workers” – “How Do You Get Through Your Day?”

Richie Parker, HMS Engineer -"How Do You Get Through Your Day?" - Video Courtesy of Hendrick Motorsports® ESPN® Employees in today’s workplace face many challenges. Work forces have been cut, and in many cases, workdays have been extended. Older workers are unable to retire, while younger workers are unable to find work. New technology is … Continue reading “Addressing Safety Challenges for Disabled Workers” – “How Do You Get Through Your Day?”

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Addressing Safety Challenges for Disabled Workers – “How Do You Get Through Your Day?”

Richie Parker, HMS Engineer -"How Do You Get Through Your Day?" - Video Courtesy of Hendrick Motorsports® ESPN® Employees in today’s workplace face many challenges. Work forces have been cut, and in many cases, workdays have been extended. Older workers are unable to retire, while younger workers are unable to find work. New technology is … Continue reading Addressing Safety Challenges for Disabled Workers – “How Do You Get Through Your Day?”

Addressing Safety Challenges for Disabled Workers – “How Do You Get Through Your Day?”

Richie Parker, HMS Engineer -"How Do You Get Through Your Day?" - Video Courtesy of Hendrick Motorsports® ESPN® Employees in today’s workplace face many challenges. Work forces have been cut, and in many cases, workdays have been extended. Older workers are unable to retire, while younger workers are unable to find work. New technology is … Continue reading Addressing Safety Challenges for Disabled Workers – “How Do You Get Through Your Day?”

EEOC Publishes ADAAA Final Regulations – Effective May 24, 2011

New regulations broaden the definition of a disability Posted March 25, 2011 The EEOC’s final regulations implementing the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) were published in the March 25, 2011 Federal Register. They become effective May 24, 2011. The major focus of the regulations is the definition of a disability. The Act and the new regulations … Continue reading EEOC Publishes ADAAA Final Regulations – Effective May 24, 2011

Sears settles lawsuit with disabled former worker for $6.2M

Sears Holdings Corp. has agreed to pay a record $6.2 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that accused the retailer of illegally firing a disabled worker. The consent decree, approved today, represents the largest settlement ever for the agency in a single lawsuit alleging violation of the Americans … Continue reading Sears settles lawsuit with disabled former worker for $6.2M

6.2 Million Reasons to Implement a Proactive Workers Compensation Return to Work Program

By Margaret Spence Employers are so focused on managing workers compensation injuries that they often forget that the injury itself is the gateway to employment litigation. Until now, employers have systematically overlooked and downplayed the link between the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and workers compensation. As employers were asleep at the switch, the US … Continue reading 6.2 Million Reasons to Implement a Proactive Workers Compensation Return to Work Program