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A Joint Resolution or Executive Order to Encourage States to be Model Employers of People with Disabilities
A resource for states to learn about crafting a Joint Resolution/Executive Order to increase disability inclusion.
Learn more about employee absenteeism, its causes and how to manage it.
Learn how to ensure your organization's interview process is accessible and welcoming to candidates with disabilities.
Learn about the important role accessibility plays in ensuring DEI efforts are inclusive of people with disabilities.
This policy brief provides a framework for adopting an integrated telework policy that is inclusive of all employees, including people with disabilities.
Advancing & Retaining Federal Employees with Disabilities—The Case for Centralized Accommodation Programs & Funding
This policy brief explores guidance regarding the advancement and retention of employees with disabilities and the benefits of a centralized accommodation program.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) @ 31: A Conversation with Bobby Silverstein and Susan Mazrui (Learning Guide)
Learn about emerging ADA issues.
Learn about current and future ADA issues.
Learn about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) as an effective tool to make it easier to recruit, hire, retain and advance people with disabilities.
Learn about key steps in building a talent pipeline that includes people with disabilities.
Learn about the many benefits of recruiting, hiring, retaining, and advancing people with disabilities.
Workplace flexibility may be particularly beneficial for employees who are family caregivers. Read this issue brief to learn more.
This checklist provides an overview of the essential components of a centralized accommodation program.
Checklist for Employers: Facilitating the Hiring of People with Disabilities Through the Use of eRecruiting Screening Systems, Including AI
Use this checklist to evaluate your organization's contracts with vendors who provide eRecruiting screening tools.
Learn the five steps to success to communicate the benefits of self-identification of disability.
Learn about the outcomes of focus groups with job seekers with disabilities regarding website content and messaging.
Covid-19 and Job Applicants and Employees with Disabilities: Emerging Practices to Employ and Protect Workers
This policy brief explores issues related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Covid-19 pandemic.
Covid-19 and Performance Management of Employees with Disabilities: Findings from a Focus Group of NILG Members
Learn about issues related to performance management and people with disabilities during the pandemic.
Learn about issues related to remote hiring of people with disabilities during the pandemic.
Learn about issues related to remote work during the pandemic and people with disabilities.
Covid-19 and Training and Advancing Employees with Disabilities: Findings from a Focus Group of NILG Members
Learn about issues related to training and advancement of people with disabilities during the pandemic.
Learn about the important role accommodations play in creating inclusive workplaces.
Developing Effective Collaborations & Partnerships to Advance the Employment of Individuals with Disabilities in the Federal Sector
Explore strategies that improve collaboration and communication between employees with disabilities and managers in the federal sector.
Learn how digital accessibility helps support workplace disability inclusion.
Learn more about the intersections of disability and LGBTQI+ inclusion.
Learn how to ensure your organization's career pages are using messaging and outreach techniques that are inclusive of and welcoming to job candidates with disabilities.
This policy brief explores components of disability-inclusive COVID-19 health and safety plans.
Find out how to ensure your organization is inclusive of and welcoming to people with disabilities.
Disability-Related Provisions of Executive Order (EO) 14035: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in the Federal Workforce
Review the disability-related provisions of EO 14035.
Disability-Related Themes Embedded in Executive Order (EO)14035: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) in the Federal Workforce
Learn about disability-related themes in EO 14035.
Find tips for writing accessible job announcements and descriptions.
Use this tool to review your organization's job descriptions and announcements for accessibility.
Explore six tips for encouraging self-identification of disability.
Engaging Employees to Measure Success: Innovative Approaches to Encouraging Self-Identification of Disability
This guide explores strategies for encouraging applicants and employees to voluntarily self-identify as having a disability and effective ways to promote self-identification throughout your organization.
Learn about the importance of ensuring your organization’s workplace flexibility policies are equitable for all employees.
This toolkit offers information on how to start, implement and maintain disability-focused ERGs to support your organization's diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) efforts.
Explore the "Seven Steps to Success for Disability Inclusion in Advanced Manufacturing."
Learn about developing and implementing hybrid work models that are equitable and accessible for all employees, including people with disabilities.
Learn about strategies to increase employment of people with disabilities in federal agencies.
Federal Agency Employment Strategies: A Framework for Disability Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (2022 Edition)
Explore legal and regulatory requirements, strategies and practices to increase federal employment of people with disabilities and ensure they are included as part of federal agencies' diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) efforts.
Learn strategies to encourage federal employees with disabilities to self-identify as having a disability.
Federal Government as a Model Employer of People with Disabilities: Research-Based Practices and Strategies
Explore research-based strategies to ensure people with disabilities are included as part of federal agency diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) efforts.
Learn about federal hiring authorities that support federal agency efforts to hire people with disabilities.
Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are considered an exemplary practice that businesses can leverage to foster a culture of inclusion. This factsheet explores how ERGs can benefit employees and employers alike.
Frequently Asked Questions About the Schedule A Excepted Service Hiring Authority for People with Disabilities
Find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about using the federal Schedule A Excepted Service hiring authorities to support employment of people with disabilities.
Read the companion piece to EARN's webinar “Hiring and Supporting Neurodivergent Workers: Strategies for Success,” which took place on August 17, 2022, to learn about strategies employers can use to attract, retain and advance neurodivergent workers.
Impact of COVID-19 on Employee Mental Health and the Experiences of Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Professionals
Explore this research to practice brief to learn how employers used employee assistance programs (EAPs) to support worker mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Explore this research-based tool to learn about steps you can take to ensure disability is included in your organization’s diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) plan.
Learn how centralized accommodation programs (CAPs) consolidate accommodation services and funding to improve outcomes for workers with disabilities.
Explore four components of a successful internship program for students with disabilities.
Learn how factors like race, gender, sexuality, economic status, education level, and disability status can impact an employee’s point of view and workplace experience.
Learn how Merck is supporting employee mental health.
This practice brief reviews the opportunities and benefits that telework presents for people with disabilities.
Find effective strategies for supporting workplace mental health.
This checklist reviews the 4 A's of a mental health-friendly workplace.
Find ideas for being a supportive mentor for interns with disabilities.
Learn how mentoring programs can help improve employee satisfaction, develop organizational leadership and teach new skills.
Learn about the importance of supporting the mental health of skilled trade and industrial professionals at work.
This checklist summarizes some of the lessons learned from successful neurodiversity hiring programs.
This document summarizes results of a literature review on effective strategies for recruiting people with disabilities.
Learn how employees at all levels can participate in creating and sustaining their organization’s accessibility plan.
Learn about the important role partnerships play in identifying candidates with disabilities and how to collaborate effectively with key community organizations.
Learn how to make sure events held by your organization's employee resource groups (ERGs) are accessible for all employees.
This checklist covers how to ensure online or in-person career fairs are accessible for everyone.
This checklist outlines steps to take to ensure the accessibility of online or in-person meetings or events.
This checklist helps organizations plan trainings that are accessible for employees with disabilities.
The research brief explores effective strategies for retaining and advancing employees with disabilities.
Retaining Valued Employees with Disabilities: The Importance of Performance Coaching and Management (Learning Guide)
Learn about effective strategies to ensure you are engaging employees with disabilities in meaningful dialogues about workplace performance.
Review of Community College-Employer Partnerships and Initiatives: Expanding Opportunities for Job Seekers with Disabilities
Learn how partnerships between community colleges and employers can help expand job opportunities for people with disabilities.
Learn about using the federal Schedule A Excepted Service hiring authorities to advance employment of people with disabilities in the federal sector.
Learn about rules, regulations and strategies related to use of service animals by federal employees with disabilities.
Summary of Section 501 Rule, As Amended (2017), Requiring Affirmative Action for People With Disabilities in the Federal Government
This EARN policy brief reviews the Rehabilitation Act Section 501 final rule.
Find out why an individualized approach is an important part of promoting workplace mental health.
This guide developed by EARN and the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) provides information and resources to help employers support employees with Long COVID.
Learn about the role of accessible information and communications technology (ICT) plays in disability inclusion.
Learn about proactive outreach and recruitment of people with disabilities.
Talking About Inclusion@Work: Communicate: External and Internal Communication of Company Policies and Procedures
Learn how communication strategies support disability inclusion.
Learn how job accommodations help ensure workplace inclusion of people with disabilities.
Learn how hiring and retaining employees with disabilities supports workplace diversity and inclusion.
Learn strategies for building a disability-inclusive workplace culture.
Learn how to measure the success of your organization's disability inclusion efforts.
Find out how remote work supports workplace disability inclusion.
Find out how workplace flexibility benefits employees who face barriers getting to and from work.