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Recruiting No-Nos

October 15, 1998
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Without knowing it, you may be discriminating on the basis of race, religion, disabilities or other factors.
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Finding Free ADA Info

October 1, 1998
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The Job Accommodation Network can be a great source of information.
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I Bring All of Who I Am to This Job.

October 1, 1998
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The flexibility UNUM Life Insurance Company of America allows its employees is simply one way this company recognizes, nurtures and embraces the full person to benefit both the company and the employees.
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Is Illegal Drug Use a Disability

September 15, 1998
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Are you discriminating by rejecting a candidate who takes drugs?
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Will You Hire Lazarus

June 1, 1998
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Many organizations' LTD plans scare off skilled people from returning to work after serious illnesses. Here's information on how to fix the problem.
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Being an Employee Advocate and a Manager

May 1, 1998
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An expert witness talks about firing the violent employee with mental disabilities.
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ADA Compliance Requires Careful Juggling

April 1, 1998
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When the ADA overlaps other employer issues—like protecting against workplace violence or abiding by union agreements—HR professionals face tough choices. Recent court rulings offer guidance.
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Julia's Story Accommodating an Employee With Schizophrenia

October 1, 1997
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Julia is a full-time pharmacist in a busy hospital. She works seven nights in a row then has seven night off. Her accommodation is she has an extra week off every nine to twelve months to adjust to her medication. Her accommodation has been successful throughout her five-year employment with this hospital.
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Must HR Diagnose Mental Disabilities

October 1, 1997
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New EEOC guidelines help define mental disabilities and clarify the employer's role in accommodating mentally disabled workers.
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When an Employee's Mental Condition Requires Medication

October 1, 1997
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Some HR managers who have an employee with a psychiatric disability have made compliance with medication a condition of continuing employment. Most experts agree in the field caution that approach.
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