Resource Guides,

How-To Tips

 

Here, employers can find resources that may provide guidance & tips concerning the employment of individuals with disabilities.

 

PDF: Employer Resource Guide

This guide was developed to provide both public & private employers, human resource personnel, hiring managers, & supervisors with information & resources for hiring & accommodating employees who experience a disability.

 

Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy

This website provides information to federal & nonfederal employers about hiring & retaining people with disabilities in the workforce.

 

Resources for Finding Qualified Applicants With Disabilities

The Job Accommodations Network (JAN) has compiled these resources for employers interested in hiring individuals with disabilities.

 

PDF: Create a Stigma-Free Workplace

Strategies for creating a stigma free, supportive work environment are outlined on this fact sheet.

 

Workplace Resource Center

SAMHSA’s Division of Workplace Programs provides basic information on substance abuse (e.g., prescription drugs), employer resources (such as a Drug-Free Workplace Kit), drug testing information, & statistics about workplace health costs related to substance abuse.

 

PDF: Workplace Warriors – The Corporate Response to Deployment & Reintegration

The largest deployment of civilian soldiers since World War II has created a new type of employee: The “Workplace Warrior.” These employees need the understanding & support of their employers from military deployment with the Reserves or National Guard to their eventual reintegration into the workplace. This paper overviews some of the best ways to support these individuals in the workplace.

 

ForEmployers

This site uses technology & flexible design strategies to bridge the needs of the business community & the employment needs of people with disabilities. It provides straightforward solutions & information that address everyday human resource issues, especially as they relate to current or future employees with disabilities.

 

Disability Employment 101 from the Department of Education

“This is a comprehensive  analysis of hiring employees with disabilities that includes information about how to find qualified workers with disabilities, how to put disability & employment research into practice, & how to model what other businesses have done to successfully integrate individuals with disabilities into the workforce.”