ADVANCING DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT
Welcome to the Advancing Disability Employment page of the National ILG website. This resource page offers a variety of sources and tools to assist our members with the mission of advancing disability employment. The page offers links to various sources such as ODEP, EARN and Disability:IN, a toolkit for disability inclusion in the workplace, and a section devoted to success stories of the employment in the workplace of individuals with disabilities.
Policy Development & Technical Assistance Resources
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCES NEW TOOL TO HELP EMPLOYERS UNDERSTAND MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES AND CREATE SUPPORTIVE WORKPLACES
The U.S. Department of Labor has launched a new resource that helps employers better understand mental health issues, and provides guidance on how to cultivate a work environment that supports employees with related conditions.
Created in coordination with the Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and its Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN), the Mental Health Toolkit is an online gateway to background, tools, and resources for employers. It provides valuable information and guidance for employers seeking to offer a mental health-friendly workplace.