There should be money and training for individualized job carving for people with disabilities. Also, tax breaks for employers hiring individuals with disabilities.
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"If" we intend to use social media as one of the methods... more »
Send information organized as a policy paper or monograph to Nat'l Association of Governors, National Association of Counties, National Association of Cities, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Workforce Boards
I receive most of my information through the ODEP website, when looking for policy updates, best practices and evidence-based practices. I do think, however, that a great deal of younger individuals will look to social media, such as postings on Linked In to get their information, so ODEP should be distributing their information through social media outlets. One could also "Tweet" a link to new information.
Standardization of policy is key; that's a common theme I keep hearing from the experts before me (albeit not in those words, perhaps), and it is one that... more »
Actively engaging them through input, insight and incentives to come back into the workforce.
If being out on disability provides the same resources as working, well....
Additionally, if the level of information being shared is limited to undergrad educational levels, you've missed the mark in addressing the barriers directly affecting people who... more »
It occurs to me that direct focus on SAW/RTW on it's own is something relatively new, and as such should have a web resource dedicated strictly to dissemination of information relative to SAW/RTW only.
I believe that in terms of audience, anyone and everyone who touches elements relative to SAW/RTW... more »
Engage the entire team to meet,develope and act on RTW agenda.
Include medical staff, insurer, internal absence management team and supervisors.
Train,educate the supervisor on the need to be more open and creative in the rtw of an employee who might need accommodation. The private medical condition details do not need to be disclosed.