Accommodating Workers with Disabilities
- 'You can't fire me, I'm disabled!' -- fact or fiction? Sonnenberg, Stephen P. // Employee Benefit News;Sep2001, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p17
Deals with the factors that can be used as basis for employers to legally discipline or discharge disabled employees in the United States. General rule in disciplining disabled employees; Technique in disciplining violent employees according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission;...
- Practicum. Bragman, Ruth S.; Bove, Robert // Training & Development Journal;Oct84, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p9
Presents news and hints related to employee training and personnel management. Proper placement of works of art in training rooms; Five-step process for effectively interviewing qualified individuals who have handicaps; Features of the Job Accommodation Network, a free computerized database...
- Too ill to work. // Accountancy;Apr95, Vol. 115 Issue 1220, p80
Answers a reader's inquiry concerning illness as a reason for dismissal in Great Britain. Consideration for employees who become physical or mentally incapacitated; Need for notice of dismissal; Legal considerations; Claim for redundancy.
- A role model for bringing about change. McGuire, Anne // People Management;10/26/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 21, p12
The article asserts that British employers need to play an active role in addressing the inequality experienced by disabled people in the workplace. It stresses that public authorities should also consider what steps might make the process of appointing positions accessible to disabled people....
- HUMAN RESOURCES. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;11/1/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 17, p5
This section offers news briefs pertaining to human resources in Utah, including the growth of nonfarm wage and salaried jobs for September 2010 and the presentation of the 2010 Golden Key Employer of the Year Award to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Ogden Center for the number of people with...
- Report reveals employers fearful of recruiting disabled people. // Management Services;May2003, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p8
The 'Ready, Willing and Disabled' survey, by the national disability organization Scope, reveals several reasons why disabled people are more likely to be unemployed than others in Great Britain. These are employers' ignorance, fear and prejudice. Scope is utilizing the report to appeal for more...
- Perceived Barriers to Job Placement Revisited: Toward Practical Solutions. Fraser, Robert T.; Shrey, Donald F. // Journal of Rehabilitation;Oct-Dec86, Vol. 52 Issue 4
Examines the perceived barriers on job placement relative to disabled persons employment in the United States. Effect of practical job development and placement strategies on the performance of placement specialists; Lists of identified barriers on job placement; Role of placement specialist in...
- Partnerships: The Bridge from Disability to Ability Management. Roessier, Richard T.; Schriner, Kay Fletcher // Journal of Rehabilitation;Jan-Mar91, Vol. 57 Issue 1
Focuses on the importance of disability management in business and industry. Impact of ability management programs on employees; Need for disability management programs; Objectives of the program.
- Skating Through the Minefield. Janove, Jathan W. // HR Magazine;Mar2003, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p107
Presents guidelines for human resource professionals regarding Americans With Disabilities Act accommodation. Details of a case example;Criteria for determining whether a job function is essential; Reassignment options.