DE Talk | Fostering Intentional Workplace Inclusion through Vocational Rehabilitation

DE Talk | Fostering Intentional Workplace Inclusion through Vocational Rehabilitation

Season 4 • Episode 3

Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives have gone from nice-to-have to must-have over the last few years, but creating a diverse workforce involves more than just race, ethnicity, and gender. It also includes individuals with disabilities, the largest minority group in the world. Listen in as DirectEmployers Disability & Community Outreach Specialist Christa Martin chats with CSAVR CEO Steve Wooderson about how employers can foster intentional inclusion through utilization of vocational rehabilitation services to better employ and advance individuals with disabilities in the workplace and beyond.

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OFCCP Week In Review: October 31, 2022

OFCCP Week In Review: October 24, 2022

  • “End Human Trafficking in Government Contracts Act” Enacted Now Requiring Debarment and Suspension Referrals
  • OMB Temporarily Withheld Approval of Proposed Changes to Union “Persuader Reports” “Outing” Federal Contractors Pending Review of Public Comments
  • Biden Administration On The Horns of Another Vaccination Mandate Dilemma: While the Legal “Cuffs Are Now Off” Allowing Reinstatement of the President’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors, The President is Now Slow Walking The Reinstatement of His Mandate
  • US EEOC Released, Then Immediately Revised, Updated Employee Rights Poster
  • I-9 Form Flexibility Extended, Yet Again…This Time to July 31, 2023
  • NLRB General Counsel Pushed Interim Settlements of ULP Claims, Instead of 10(j) Injunctions, While Underlying Case Is Pending
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  • Looking Ahead: Upcoming Date Reminders
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This blog post was originally posted on the RespectAbility blog on October 3, 2022, in support of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). “Your employees are the experts on their own needs. It’s time to listen.” Disability is a set of barriers that...