Employment Resources

Business/Employer Resources

ADA Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers (DBTACS)

Phone: (804) 827-0917 (V/TTY)

The Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (DBTAC) is a national network of 10 regional DBTAC: ADA Centers that provide the most complete and experienced services for up-to-date information, referrals, resources, and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to businesses, employers, government entities, and individuals with disabilities, as well as media and news reporters.

 

Ability Magazine

Provides an electronic “classified” system which allows employers to recruit qualified individuals with disabilities and allows people with disabilities to locate employment opportunities.

 

Council of Better Business Bureaus’ Foundation

Trains small and medium-sized businesses in ADA alternative dispute resolution, develops industry-specific business guidelines.

 

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund

Telephone information system to answer ADA questions and provide technical assistance to businesses, state and local governments, and people with disabilities.

 

Goodwill Industries International

Provides technical assistance to employers; works with employers to place qualified individuals with disabilities, provides training and placement for people with disabilities.

 

Internal Revenue Service

Provides information on tax credits and tax deductions available to businesses for costs of providing reasonable accommodations; also, provides tax information for people with disabilities.

 

Job Accommodation Network

Offers information network, free telephone consulting resource and maintains a database of successful accommodations. Assists employers and individuals with disabilities in the use of public programs dealing with disabilities.

 

U.S. Department of Labor – Office of Disability Employment Policy

Provides practical information and technical assistance on employment of people with disabilities. Works with state organizations (President’s Committee Partners) to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

 

National Business Group on Health

Provides information and technical assistance to employers on a variety of employment issues. Has database and some publications on reasonable accommodations for people with psychiatric disabilities.


Note: The information contained in these pages is for educational purposes only, and is not legal advice. Individuals should contact the appropriate legal resources for specific legal advice regarding their particular situations.