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Freelancing with a Disability: Will Potential Legislation Affect Your Business?

Freelancing has become one of the nation’s most common and preferred ways to work. Freelancing affords people the...

Legal 3 min read
Diversity and inclusion, in the corporate and government arenas, have become "hot" issues, as these worlds have...
Employment 4 min read
In 2018, 20.3 million Americans over age 12 had a substance use disorder (SUD), according to the National Center...
Legal 5 min read
Over the last two decades, the conventional closed-office settings have gradually been replaced in favor of more...
Employment 3 min read
You may have read articles in the past that detail the consistently lower levels of gainful employment held by...
Digital Accessibility 4 min read
If a work schedule or work location becomes a barrier to an employee with a disability, their employer may be...
Employment 2 min read
October is the 75th National Disability Employment Awareness Month. In 1945, Congress declared that the first week...
Employment 4 min read
An employer must grant an altered work schedule for an employee with disabilities if "the essential functions of...
Employment 2 min read
When it comes to interviewing candidates, employers are going to seek to hire the person who is the best fit in...
Employment 3 min read
In recognition of the advancements made in the 30 years since the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act...
Employment 1 min read

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What's New in Manual Wheelchair Technology?

Manual wheelchair innovation knows no bounds, it seems. From SafariSeat, which is designed for people in developing countries, the innovative...

Technology and Innovation 2 min read
What is VRI? Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) is a video telecommunications service utilized through an external or...
Digital Accessibility 3 min read
When you encounter someone who is deaf or hard-of-hearing, your first instinct may be to use your hands to...
Research and Stats 2 min read
One of the great things about the accessibility community is the willingness to share and collaborate. We’re free...
Digital Accessibility 2 min read
The Air Carrier Access Act, a federal law, prevents airlines from refusing travel to individuals based solely on...
Physical Accessibility 2 min read
One in four U.S. adults – or 61 million Americans – has a disability. Each one of those is a potential employee,...
Legal 3 min read
Several years ago, managers at Microsoft learned that the traditional process of hiring people with needed...
Employment 3 min read
Autism is a disability that is often misunderstood. Real life autism is very different than the kind that people...
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Based on data from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), there were 24,238 charges filed for...
Employment 3 min read
Just to be mentioned, named, explicitly by the word "disability" was enough to trigger an outpouring of response...
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