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Americans With Disabilities Act In The Workplace

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WorkPositive, Inc.
...Disclosure is not a simple issue for many people. In someworkplaces, the stigma against AIDS thrives unabated. Whether or not to disclose at work is a question that involves weighing the pro's Read more »

laws on aids in the workplace

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Disability benifit from my workplace

I currently collect short term disability payments from my workplace due to chronic back and leg... Read more »
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U.S. Department of Justice

The Americans With Disabilities Act and the Rights of Persons With HIV/AIDS to Obtain Occupational Training and State Licensing

...breastfeeding. HIV cannot be transmitted by casual contact. Thus, circumstances do not exist for the transmission of HIV in a school or workplace setting, including those involving massage therapy, cosmetology, or home healthcare services. For... Read more »
WorkPositive, Inc.

Americans With Disabilities Act

...Intent: to allow the employee to continue to fulfill the essential functions of the job. Intent: to allow equal access to the workplace for all qualified employees, including those with disabilities. Options include job restructuring,... Read more »
U.S. Department of Justice

Americans With Disabilities Act: Questions and Answers

...individual employee with a disability to perform the essential functions of his/her job, including access to a building, to the work site, to needed equipment, and to all facilities used by employees. For example, if an employee lounge is... Read more »
Mid-Atlantic ADA & IT Information Center

A Guide for People With Disabilities Seeking Employment

...and on the job. What is a "reasonable accommodation"? A reasonable accommodation is any change or adjustment to a job, the work environment, or the way things usually are done that would allow you to apply for a job, perform job functions, or... Read more »
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employment for a AA female in Atlanta

Posted by darlene45, 1 Reply
...out there that knows of somewhere hiring please let me know. The job that I was terminated from, I worked with people with disabilities. Please share information of a job listing. Thanks, ... Read more »

Etiquette Rules when Meeting a Disabled Person

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...might need. If a barrier cannot be avoided, let the person know ahead of time. Be respectful of the rights of people with disabilities to use accessible parking spaces. When speaking or writing about disability... Refer to a person's... Read more »

Disability Retirements

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...Good news, I believe my disability retirements are all done. I say "retirements" because I had to get approval from Social Security (August 3), my employer (October Read more »

disability

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know what the max you can make if you collect SS disability? Is there a length of time that you can work. Read more »