This website provides information on how COVID-19 affects individuals with disabilities. The resources include information from national, federal, and state sources. Accessibility is not guaranteed for external links.
AbilityLinks helps persons with disabilities find jobs. AbilityLinks connects a dynamic talent pool of applicants with disabilities to a network of employers that value disability inclusion. Each member company adds a company page to help others learn more about their business. The jobs the company posts appear on the page. Companies receive applications and can search resumes. Qualified candidates with disabilities can then post resumes and apply for jobs. For more information please visit: https://abilitylinks.org/ or call 630-733-8822 (Voice).
- Advancing Employment
Advancing Employment is dedicated to building a community for inclusive employment in Georgia. It is here where individuals with disabilities, their families, service providers, and others interested in employment can learn and connect with one another. For more information please visit www.advancingemployment.com.
Disabledperson.com is a public charity organization whose primary focus is disability employment. For more information please visit www.disabledperson.com.
You can search from 550,000 ACTIVE and NON-REPLICATED jobs and post your resume directly to Diversity Working.com, whereby thousands of recruiters can contact you directly. For more information please visit www.diversityworking.com/communityChannels/personWithDisability
or call (949) 388-8220.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
EEOC Enforcement Guidance and Related Documents. www.eeoc.gov
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) - Coronavirus and COVID-19 Guidance
The EEOC has established a page to consolidate relevant coronavirus and COVID-19 information and to answer questions from the public about the EEO laws and COVID-19. For more information please visit: https://www.eeoc.gov/coronavirus
Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity
The Equal Employment Division of the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity is committed to eradicating unlawful discrimination in state government through its civil rights law enforcement authority. The Equal Employment Division is also committed to establishing justice and equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment and/or are currently government employees with the State of Georgia. It also provides educational programs that promote voluntary compliance with equal employment laws. For more information please visit http://gceo.state.ga.us/.
- Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA)
Rehabilitation Services operates five integrated and interdependent programs that share a primary goal -- to help people with disabilities to become fully productive members of society by achieving independence and meaningful employment. For more information please visit http://gvra.georgia.gov/ or call 1 (866) 489-0001 (Voice) or 1 (800) 255-0056 (TTY).
- The Harkin Institute
The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement works to advance Senator Tom Harkin’s legacy within the realm of disability rights and employment. Much of this focus has been on advancing opportunities for those with disabilities in the international community. The annual Harkin International Disability Employment Summit, which began in 2016, brings together individuals from various sectors and across the globe to identify and create strategies to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities. For more information please visit https://harkininstitute.drake.edu/what-we-do/disabilities/.
Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) of the U.S. Department of Labor. JAN is one of several ODEP projects. JAN's mission is to facilitate the employment and retention of workers with disabilities by providing employers, employment providers, people with disabilities, their family members and other interested parties with information on job accommodations, self-employment and small business opportunities and related subjects. JAN's efforts are in support of the employment, including self-employment and small business ownership, of people with disabilities. For more information please visit www.jan.wvu.edu or call 1 (800) 526-7234 (Voice) or 1 (877) 781-9403 (TTY).
Job Accommodation Network - Information on COVID-19
The Job Accommodation Network has comprehensive information for employers and employees regarding the ADA, Covid-19, and the workplace. For more information please visit https://askjan.org/topics/COVID-19.cfm or call 1 (800) 526-7234 (Voice) or 1 (877) 781-9403 (TTY).
U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy
The Office of Disability Employment Policy provides national leadership by developing and influencing disability-related employment policy and practice affecting the employment of people with disabilities. For more information please visit www.dol.gov/odep.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Job Applicants and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a qualified applicant or employee with a disability. The ADA applies to private employers with 15 or more employees and to state and local government employers. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces the employment provisions of the ADA. www.eeoc.gov/facts/jobapplicant.html