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Keyword: Flexibility & absence management (19 results)

Customized Employment and Flexible Work Arrangements
This resource from the Office of Disability Employment Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor provides a guidance for employers on customized employment and flexible work arrangements.

Disability Management Employer Coalition
The Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) provides employers with information, strategies and resources to improve workplace productivity through better absence and disability management.

Employee Assistance Programs for a New Generation of Employees
The Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) defines Employee Assistance Programs and elaborates on the benefits of these programs for both employees and employers. The new millennium generation of workers are defined and their EAP needs are considered.

Federal Absence and Disability Management Policies
This research-to-practice brief from EARN draws on current disability and absence management research in both the public and private sectors to explain the types and common causes of absenteeism and to suggest effective strategies for reducing them. This multidimensional approach includes consideration of the relevant legislation and the intersection of leave-management, work-life balance and reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities.

Federal Agency Telework Coordinators
Federal employees can find out more about telework through their agency telework coordinators. This is the list of Agency Telework Coordinators, including email addresses and phone/fax numbers. This list is updated regularly.

Flexible Workplace Arrangements Resources
This Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy guide provides information on how to find information on flexible workplace arrangements.

Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. JAN is the most comprehensive job accommodation resource available.

Just Ask: Integrating Accessibility Throughout Design
This book provides information to help organizations improve their products, websites, software, hardware, and consumer products to remove accessibility barriers and avoid adding new barriers.

LEAD Center: The Business Case for Workplace Flexibility
Workplace flexibility can strategically meet the needs of individuals with disabilities and businesses. Considering and adjusting when, where, and how work is done can mutually ensure that the needs of both are met through making changes to the time, location, and manner in which an employee works. By utilizing effective tools and resources, workforce professionals can provide valuable services to employees and employers through a unique workplace flexibility strategy. This presentation was used by Barbara Wleklinski, LEAD Center Subject Matter Expert, and Elizabeth Jennings, LEAD Center Assistant Project Director, to lead a workshop titled "The Business Case for Workplace Flexibility" at the Annual National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) Conference in May 2013.

Mobile Work Exchange
Mobile Work ExchangeSM is a public-private partnership focused on demonstrating the tangible value of telework and serving the emerging educational and communication requirements of the Federal teleworker community. The organization facilitates communication among Federal teleworkers, telework managers, and IT professionals.

OPM Guide to Telework in the Federal Government
This guide book from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) explains telework – a flexible work arrangement that allows employees to do their jobs at an approved worksite. Telework may be used as a reasonable accommodation for an individual with a disability who may require, or prefer, to work at home.

Personal Assistance Services
This resource from the Department of Labor provides a brief explanation of traditional personal assistance services, work-related services, and references to additional information.

Telework More Than a Trend - A Workplace Transformation
This guide to telework from GovLoop features case studies and best practices from the Government Accountability Office and insights from HP's Chief Technologist for Thin Client, Tom Flynn. Cultural bias against telework is shifting as technology makes it easier to stay connected to colleagues and work-related information. Instant messaging, Voice over IP and mobile phones, plus the ability to access email and the web anytime, anywhere, is allowing employees to stay plugged in to the office.

Telework Resources
These resources from Global Workforce Analytics and the Telework Research Network include a number of whitepapers, webinars and calculators. Included are a number of resources specific to the federal government, including a Federal ROI Calculator, an Employee Savings Telework Calculator, and several whitepapers.

Telework Return on Investment Calculator
The Return on Investment (RoI) Calculator uses basic information about your agency to project RoI for the most commonly-identified telework and mobility value factors: transit subsidies, environmental, continuity of operations (COOP), productivity, employee retention, and real estate/utilities.
Provides federal employees tools and resources on how to become a more effective teleworker. Covers everything you’ll need to know to get the job done from home, including knowing who your Telework Managing Officer is, knowing your agency’s policy and procedures, telework training, safeguarding information and managing expectations.

Ten Principles for Workplace Flexibility
This Georgetown University Law Center guide summarizes ten key principles employers should consider with regard to workplace flexibility.

USDA: TARGET Demonstration Center
The USDA TARGET Center's mission is to ensure that all USDA employees have safe and equal access to electronic and information technology by assessing, educating, and advocating for the integration of assistive technology and worksite accommodations.

Work at Home & Telework as a Reasonable Accommodation
Fact sheet provides information on work at home and telework, which can expand employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.

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