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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compels employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees who need it. These accommodations can be straightforward and may include installing a wheelchair ramp or adding text-to-voice software on a computer. In many cases, the accommodation needed for an employee to...

Post Summary for the Week of May 9th - May 15th | Human Resources EEOC Delays EEO-1, EEO-3 And EEO-5 Reports Until 2021 Hiring/Recruiting Pre-Employment Screening Amid COVID-19 HR Q&A: Arrests And Convictions | Employee Benefits Chronic Conditions And The COVID-19 Pandemic Dependent Care Benefits And COVID-19 Outbreak | Risk Management CDC - Reopening Decision Tools FMCSA Extends Waiver Of HOS...

On May 13, 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) extended its emergency declaration to provide some commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers an immediate waiver from the agency’s hours-of service (HOS) regulations. The waiver will now apply through June 14, 2020. For More: [caption id="attachment_61380" align="alignleft"...

    Q: Is it illegal to ask job applicants about former arrests and convictions?   A: Caution is advised when inquiring about an applicant’s criminal history. Asking about arrests violates laws put in place by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) because arrests have a record of being biased...

These tools from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers guidance to assist employers in making (re)opening decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic. [caption id="attachment_61369" align="alignleft" width="150"] Workplaces During the COVID-19 Pandemic[/caption] [caption id="attachment_61368" align="alignleft" width="150"] Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic[/caption] [caption id="attachment_61367" align="alignleft" width="150"] Restaurants and...