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June 30, 2020
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that “Increasing Access and Opportunity” is the 2020 theme for October’s annual observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This year’s NDEAM observation, the nation’s 75th, will be one of the culminating events of DOL’s year–long observance of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which centers on the same theme. Read the DOL press release or learn more about NDEAM.
March 10, 2020
The Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) and its funding entity, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), care about the health and safety of America’s workers, at all times. In response to the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, DOL has compiled a list of resources to help. Read the DOL press release and access DOL’s coronavirus web page.
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Congratulations are in order for writer Shane Burcaw ( @shaner528), who recently got married. Shane, who has Spinal Muscular Atrophy, is also president of the nonprofit organization @LAMNightmare. #PhotoFriday https://t.co/a9UdpgdAgA https://t.co/4CcmGfvF3p
We're excited to be joining @CSGDisability for today's #ADA30 webinar on stay-at-work/return-to-work policy and practice! https://t.co/S6uqLryLrt
We’re LIVE with the next webinar from our #ADA30 series, Stay-At-Work/Return-To-Work Policy and Practice. Want to stay updated in real time? Turn on tweet notifications and stay tuned to this thread for live coverage and updates. #Disability #Employment #Policy https://t.co/IVEY177kfI
September is #ServiceDogMonth! CDE Member @AskEARN’s “Service & Emotional Support Animals in the Workplace” guide offers information about the role service animals play in empowering people with disabilities in the workplace. https://t.co/c4MnscfwFf https://t.co/SzbHLZRXT2
A6. While not specifically related to #COVID19, recent research indicates an encouraging trend about people’s willingness to talk about #MentalHealth, especially younger people, which helps destigmatize the issue for everyone. https://t.co/JisTptGvTa #NDEAMMentalHealth https://t.co/gQ3j6ZK2Qj
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