Keyword: Advantages of retention (6 results)
21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act
On October 8, 2010, President Obama signed the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act. The act has been drawn up to make new technology accessible for people with disabilities. The new legislation means that smart phones and TV programs have to be accessible to people with hearing or vision loss. The law also applies to the Internet, menus on DVD players, and other modern technology products.
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.
Recruitment and Retention of Older Workers: Considerations for Employers
This Institute for Community Inclusion brief discusses the motivational factors that drive companies to focus on older workers, the cultural contexts of businesses that have undertaken these practices, and the range of recruitment and retention practices and initiatives used by employers. It also offer suggestions to employers on the relevance of the findings to their own workplace practices, initiatives, and cultures.
Strategies to Support Employer-Driven Initiatives to Recruit & Retain Employees with Disabilities
The Kessler Foundation and the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey share the belief that models for employer partnerships have the potential to significantly affect the historically high unemployment and low workforce participation rates for people with disabilities. Accordingly, the Kessler Foundation, the Heldrich Center, and the National Organization on Disability have collaborated on this brief, which presents four profiles that highlight innovative practices among employers operating warehouse distribution centers.