Dive deep into ADA accommodations in the new remote environment. Learn basic rules regarding telework and what is reasonable, what is a benefit, and what the EEOC instructs. Dive deeper into issues arising due to COVID-19 and the re-opening of workplaces, employees with disabilities and those with coronavirus. Great resources for making tele-work “work” and how to supervise remotely and conduct better remote work meetings for employees with disabilities.
HR professionals are hearing about web, or digital “accessibility”. While they may know this pertains to people with disabilities, they may be unfamiliar with their proactive role in accessibility and creating a diverse and inclusive organization. The presentation will discuss digital accessibility in the context of what an HR professional should know. Specifically, what it is, why it’s important, and what you should be doing about it in your office, and organization.
More than pay or benefits, an organization's culture determines employee happiness, productivity, and retention. The greatest test for an organization’s culture is how the organization responds in times of crisis. What aspects of an organization's culture allows it to maintain high productivity and employee satisfaction during these challenging times? Using Starkloff Disability Institute’s own experiences adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic as a case-study, this presentation will highlight the role inclusive practices play in creating a flexible and resilient workplace culture.
The COVID-19 Pandemic and subsequent economic downturn has forced many employers to make difficult choices. Often in situations like these diversity and inclusion efforts are put on the back-burner. This can have a detrimental effect for the business not only in the short term but in the long term.
Presented jointly by Starkloff Disability Institute and the St. Louis Diversity and Inclusion Consortium, virtual event invites diversity and inclusion leaders from Centene Corporation, Nestle Purina, SSM Healthcare, Webster University, and Wells Fargo to discuss the value diversity and inclusion teams can bring in times of crisis.