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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 Safety@Work and Return2Work

S@W/R2W Research & State Demonstration Projects Source: U.S. Department of Labor — ODEP – Office of Disability Employment Policy Millions of American workers leave the workforce each year after experiencing an injury or illness.1 Hundreds of thousands of these workers go on to receive State or Federal disability benefits.2 Keeping even some of these workers in the …

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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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