Bulletin: The Workplace and Health Report Shows Impact on Workers with Disabilities and their Caregivers

A new poll of working adults 1 in the U.S. by National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health was conducted to examine workers’ perceptions of health problems, experiences, issues, and challenges in the workplace. This poll sought to answer seven main questions related to health in the workplace:

1. What relationship do adults see between their workplace and their health?

Discussion: ESOL for small business owners or employees

Dear colleagues,

Here in Boston we are working on a new initiative to coordinate and get funding for ESOL classes for small business owners and employees.  A small business association or group of small businesses (hair salons, small markets, etc.) would partner with an experienced ESOL provider, similar to how many workplace ESOL classes are structured, but very small scale.  The businesses are immigrant-owned and have very few employees, and/or are family businesses.  We've had one successful class already and are hoping to do more.  My questions are:

Discussion: Envisioning a disability-friendly workplace

Hi group members,
 
Is your workplace an environment where employees with disabilities can work hard, work safely, and be appreciated for their effort?   Accommodating those employees, as well as customers and others, is not only a duty, it’s also effective business practice.
 

Discussion: Universal Design in the Workplace

Hi group members,

 

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