The Office of Disability Employment Policy offers employers specialized accommodation solutions and ADA legislative guidance. And guess what? It's free.
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) provides a number of services to individuals and employers, in an effort to promote the hiring, retention and advancement of workers with disabilities. These services include customized accommodation assistance and referrals to support services within the employer's community. JAN's website also includes an A-Z Disability/Accomodation Index; and a Searchable Online Accommodation Resource, which recommends various accommodation options for employees within work and educational environments.
Live chats and confidential assistance are also available. Ideal for seasoned, as well as up-and-coming HR professionals, the Job Accommodation Network is a comprehensive, easily accessible resource.
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Principal Financial Group has released a list of the 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security. Winners are comprised of growing companies and organizations that demonstrate commitment to employees' financial well-being through their benefits, financial aid and health and wellness programs. At a time when many companies are shrinking employee benefits to cut costs, these organizations have added to or enhanced their benefits packages. The result? Turnover rates that fall below the national average. Increased productivity among staff. The attraction and retention of qualified applicants. “We were able to identify cost-cutting measures that did not involve our benefits, and we were able to continue to succeed from a business perspective, says Karen Rhodes, HR Director of Red River Credit Union (one of this year's winners.) "Our commitment to our employees did not have to be mitigated in any way. They’re responsible for our success, so we feel committed to them mutually.”