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The Benefits of Post-Job-Offer Medical Exams

December 14, 2001
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A well-designed pre-placement physical examination program will mean fewer injuries and accidents and, in the long run, save your company money.
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When HR Goes Blind

November 2, 2001
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Human resource professionals must take off the blinders, exercise sensitivity, and walk the talk of inclusion and the embracing of diversity.
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Return-to-Work Q&A

May 1, 2001
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The Certification of Disability Management Specialists Commission answered the following questions from Workforce members in April 2001.
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Return-to-Work Programs Boost Productivity

April 20, 2001
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Programs that allow workers to recuperate or manage temporary jobs provide opportunities for prolonged productivity and expansion of employee skills on the job.
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Creating a Return-To-Work Program

April 20, 2001
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Successful programs include the communication and education of all parties involve including managers, workers, and unions.
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Beyond Braille New Rules Mandate Accessibility in all Digital Forms

February 28, 2001
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Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act has changed the way Web designers maintain Web sites for employees with disabilities. Complying with the rules can you better recruit people with disabilities and tap into another pool of potential employees.
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Attitude, Attitude, Attitude

December 2, 2000
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One of the biggest barriers to employing disabled job candidates is the negative attitude of supervisors and coworkers.
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Being Accommodating

December 2, 2000
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Supervisors' lack of knowledge about accomodations was cited as an obstacle to hiring disabled job candidates - that lack of knowledge extends to disabled individuals, too.
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The ADA at 10

December 2, 2000
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Is the American with Disabilities Act working? Lawmakers say yes, but activists - on both sides - disagree. The disparity seems to be a matter of expectations.
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