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Human Resources Guide to Employing People with Disabilities

a disabled employee on computerThe purpose of this resource is to provide human resource professionals with the tools and information to gain a greater understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act as it pertains to employing people with disabilities.  While this is not a substitute for the ADA’s official policies, it is intended to be a supplemental tool for the human resource management team.

Within this document, you will find a list of best practices, examples, checklists, and resources for additional information on each topic.  Onlinehumanresources.net is an online resource for HR professionals, students, and educators.  Part of our mission is to support workplace issues and topics that we feel deserve greater awareness.  We have identified the inclusion of people with disabilities in America’s workplace as an area that deserves greater attention among HR management and business leaders.  We hope that this information will spark greater interest and desire to be a part of this worthwhile endeavor.

HR Professional ADA Resources 

  1. Why Hire Disabled Employees - The Business Case
  2. Recruiting & Hiring Best Practices
    1. Checklist
    2. Additional Resources
  3. Schedule A Appointing Authority
  4. Reasonable Accommodation Best Practices
    1. Checklist
    2. Additional Resources
  5. Performance Management Best Practices
    1. Checklist
    2. Additional Resources

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