EFE’s Employment Rights Helpline will talk about your rights as an employee with a disability during the COVID-19 and Return to Work Issues Webinar. Come ready to ask your questions!
The conference is comprehensive in scope, covering all areas of the ADA and features sessions presented by nationally recognized experts on ADA related issues including representatives from the US. Department of Justice, EEOC, US Access Board and the US Department of Labor. Register Here
The Covid-19 pandemic and conditions of the past year increased our reliance on digital communication and entertainment applications like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Netflix, Amazon, HBO Max and much more. Discussions will also touch on the emergence of telehealth as well as a brief look at the advancements in access and current deficiencies of “gaming”.Register Here
Pia Justesen, a Danish human rights lawyer and writer will discuss universal topics like anger, independence, bigotry, solidarity, and love—in the family, at school, and the workplace. Pia lived in Chicago between 2014 and 2019 and wrote an oral history book “From the Periphery – Real-Life Stories of Disability”, published by Chicago Review Press in 2020. Focus will be on the disabling world and the harmful effects of discrimination and exclusion because of disability. But even more so, the webinar will include stories of strong individuals, their coping strategies, and what they do to empower themselves and others.
As the federal government and states increase distribution and delivery of vaccines for the Corona virus, barriers to these vaccines for persons with disabilities have emerged. Join us as our speakers address policies regarding the determination of who is eligible to receive the vaccines during the various phases of the rollout and the disparities that exist.