Worker Health

How the Future of Work May Impact Our Wellbeing – RWJF

Work is a powerful determinant of health. As these stories about taxi, care, and cleaning work from a new report show, it is a central organizing feature of our lives, our families, our neighborhoods, and our cities. And work—its schedules, demands, benefits, and pay—all formally and informally shape our opportunities to be healthy. Source: How …

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PCPID Releases Report on Direct Support Workforce | Administration for Community Living

February 14, 2018 The President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) has released its 2017 report, America’s Direct Support Workforce Crisis: Effects on People with Intellectual Disabilities, Families, Communities and the U.S. Economy. Source: PCPID Releases Report on Direct Support Workforce | ACL Administration for Community Living Direct support professionals (DSPs) provide services and …

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Project SEARCH and HealthMatters Program 2017-2018 Employment, Health, and Wellness Webinar Series

Better Health by Health Education & Sustained Employment September 28st, 2017 Promoting Health and Leadership in Project SEARCH® Programs October, 12th, 2017 Integrating Technology to Increase Student Interns’ Health, Fitness, and Personal Responsibilities October, 26th, 2017 Using the Health Matters Curriculum with the Project SEARCH® Program Model January, 18st, 2018 Mindfulness: Strategies for Building Success and …

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Big Data and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Source: Hastings Law Journal Sharona Hoffman Case Western Reserve University School of Law 68 Hastings Law Journal 777 (2017) Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-33 Date Written: 2017 Abstract While big data offers society many potential benefits, it also comes with serious risks. This Essay focuses on the concern that big data will lead to …

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DSP Crisis is Profound: New Report on the Impact of Quality Services for People with IDD

ANCOR Announces the Release of Its Workforce Paper Source: ANCOR Announces the Release of Its Workforce Paper | ANCOR | American Network of Community Options and Resources Community-based services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are facing one of the most major and growing workforce crises in the United States labor market.  Which is …

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Events | Managing Work, Life, and Disability: Considerations for Individuals and Employers

Source: Events | Yang Tan Institute Managing Work, Life, and Disability: Considerations for Individuals and Employers Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM This session will be jointly presented by LaWanda Cook of Cornell University’s Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability (YTI), Michael Murray of the American Association of People with Disabilities …

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A Strong Workforce is an Inclusive Workforce: What Can YOU Do?

A Strong Workforce is an Inclusive Workforce: What Can YOU Do? Donna Martinez May 19, 2012 And apparently the US District Court in Oregon is in agreement! From NDRN: Breaking News Yesterday, the U.S. District Court in Oregon issued a 16-page Opinion and Order in the case Lane v. Kiltzhaber, 3:12-cv-00138-ST. The Lane complaint claims …

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