Employer Resources

The Employment Connection provides consultation to Long Island employers regarding regulatory compliance and accommodating workers with disabilities through our Partnership Program.

Northeast ADA Center

Provides information and training on ADA rights and responsibilities for New York employers.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

Provides answers to questions about workplace accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation. http://askjan.org

Section 503 compliance

Provides details of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) current regulations implementing Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Section 503 prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating in employment against individuals with disabilities, and requires these employers to take affirmative action to recruit, hire, promote, and retain these individuals.

Disability etiquette

Tips from the United Spinal Association: http://www.unitedspinal.org/disability-etiquette/

Download fact sheet from Job Accommodation Network: http://askjan.org/media/employmentetifact.doc

Download Powerpoint presentation from the Dept. of Labor Central Office for Assistive Services and Technology (COAST):


Talent Works is an online resource that helps employers and human resources (HR) professionals make their eRecruiting technologies accessible to all job seekers—including those with disabilities:

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