Employment and Disability

Like Missing an Arm Should Stop Me Being a Nurse!

Like Missing an Arm Should Stop Me Being a Nurse!by Liz Perkins ABD, RNMHWhen I left high school I was like so many others – unsure of what I really wanted to be when I grew up. All through my school years I had never felt any different from my peers. But I was different …

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The Changes Life Brings

The Changes Life Brings!by Tewanna R. Cleveland Johnson, R.N.Growing up in a small country town, as a military dependent, I loved children.  I did not have to hold down a job because I babysat a lot.  By my sophomore year in high school, I decided to become a nurse. I loved learning about the body …

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Nurses with Disabilities Find On-the-Job Support

by Linda ChildersMonster.comWhile working as a nurse in today’s healthcare world can be stressful enough, nurses with disabilities can face additional on-the-job challenges, including colleagues who may not feel they are capable of doing the work and needing assistance in a job that often requires strength and stamina. However, by making some adjustments, nurses with …

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New EEOC Publication Addresses Employment of Health Care Workers with Disabilities

New EEOC Publication Addresses Employment of Health Care Workers with Disabilities Latest Q&A Fact Sheet Explains How Americans with Disabilities Act Applies to Employment in the Health Care Industry WASHINGTON – Naomi C. Earp, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), today announced the issuance of a new question-and-answer (Q&A) fact sheet on …

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New EEOC Publication Addresses Employment of Health Care Workers with Disabilities

New EEOC Publication Addresses Employment of Health Care Workers with Disabilities Latest Q&A Fact Sheet Explains How Americans with Disabilities Act Applies to Employment in the Health Care IndustryWASHINGTON – Naomi C. Earp, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), today announced the issuance of a new question-and-answer (Q&A) fact sheet on the …

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Americans with Disabilities: Ready for the Global Workforce

Americans with Disabilities: Ready for the Global Workforce U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao announced that “Americans with Disabilities: Ready for the Global Workforce” will be the official theme for October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month, which is celebrated nationwide. “The 2006 theme — “Americans with Disabilities: Ready for the Global Workforce” — highlights …

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