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June 23, 2022
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy has announced that this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) theme will be Disability: Part of the Equity Equation. “A strong workforce is the sum of many parts, and disability has always been a key part of the equation,” said Assistant Secretary for Disability Employment Policy Taryn M. Williams. “People with disabilities make up a wonderfully multifaceted group. By recognizing the full complexion of our community, we can ensure our efforts to achieve disability inclusion are, in fact, truly inclusive.” Held every October, NDEAM is a fitting time to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. More information on NDEAM 2022, including the official poster, will be released in coming weeks. Find tools and ideas for celebrating NDEAM.
May 6, 2022
As part of its Mental Health Awareness Month observance, the U.S. Department of Labor will host a Twitter chat on May 11 at 1:00 p.m. ET. This Twitter chat will explore mental health in the workplace context and invite discussion about strategies employers can use to promote a mental health-friendly work culture and support workers with mental health conditions. Employers, employees, mental health advocates and anyone interested in promoting workplace wellbeing are invited to join. To do so, use the hashtag #MentalHealthAtWork.
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