Accommodating Employees with Disabilities in California e-Learning Course
Pre-Approved for 2 HRCI
Credits. (Can be
counted as HR/General credit).
Also approved for 2 SHRM PDCs.
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This e-Learning course has been approved for 2 California credits toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, GPHR, PHRca, PHRi and SPHRi recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification,
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This e-Learning course
has been approved for 2 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification through the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). For more information about certification or recertification,
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According to The Council for Disability Rights, 43 million Americans have physical or mental disabilities. Too often they are excluded from the mainstream of American life by attitudes and inaccessible environments. Sixty-seven percent of all people with disabilities are unemployed, even among college graduates. Each of us has a 20 percent chance of becoming a person with a disability and a 50 percent chance of having a family member with a disability. In 2009, the Center for Personal Assistance Services conducted research in which it determined that in California alone, 71.3% of working-age adults without disabilities are employed, compared to 32.3% of working-age adults with disabilities, 16.6% of working-age adults with daily activity limitations, and 14.6% of working-age adults with self-care limitations. According to the Human Rights Education Associates, there exists a clear relationship between poverty and disability. The risk of impairment is greater for a family that lives in poverty, while and at the same time, a disabled family member places higher demands on the family's resources. Hiring and accommodating disabled workers can offer a number of important economic, legal, public relations and productivity advantages for a business while helping to limit potential liability due to non-compliance.
As an employer, you can take advantage of various government programs that encourage the recruitment and hiring of people with disabilities. This will also make you eligible for tax credits that help cover the cost of accommodations for employees with disabilities. To find out more, you should consult with your tax advisor for details. Employers who don’t overlook disabled candidates and employees also have a larger talent pool from which to recruit for specialized positions and promotions. The Houston Chronicle reports that from a public relations standpoint, hiring and accommodating disabled workers can create a more positive image for your business. By establishing a reputation as a company that offers a more diverse workforce, you may be more attractive to prospective employees, customers and business associates. Of course, the greatest advantage to employing and accommodating the disabled is limiting liability by complying with the various federal and state laws pertaining to disability in employment.
In California, there are at least eight pieces of legislation regulating the employment of persons with disabilities:
Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
Americans With Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA)
ADA Standards for Accessible Design
Code of Federal Regulations
California Fair Employment & Housing Act
California Code of Regulations
Affordable Care Act
Wading through the "landmine" of issues surrounding accommodating and engaging disabled employees can seem daunting for most California employers. After all, in the last ten years, it has been the most heavily litigated area of HR law. Never fear!
In this course, you will learn:
What a "disability" actually is
The "bundle of rights" afforded disabled employees and persons who "associate" with them
What a "reasonable" accommodation is
What "essential functions" of a job are and how they impact the obligation to accommodate
What you can and cannot ask a disabled employee
The steps for effectively responding to a request for an accommodation
Best practices for engaging in the "interactive process"
What "undue hardship" is
Avoiding litigation landmines
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start the course and then go back to it again when I
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How do I obtain HRCI Recertification Credit for my aPHR, PHR, PHRca, SPHR, GPHR, PHRi, SPHRi, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP?
The online e-Learning course includes a test. A passing score for HRCI or SHRM recertification credit is 70%. Correct answers are shown after answering each question. If you do not pass the test on the first attempt, you can repeat the tests as many times as necessary. Once you have successfully completed the course, you will immediately be able to save or print a certificate which contains the pre-approved HRCI and SHRM Activity Numbers. There is NO additional charge to obtain HRCI or SHRM recertification credit.
How long have you been in business?
Tools 2 Succeed, Inc. was incorporated in the State of California on February 1, 2007 (corporation #C2970570). We have been an HRCI Approved Provider since 2009. We are the 2nd-largest provider of HRCI-approved courses (SHRM is the 1st). Tools 2 Succeed has 10,000+ clients covering all 50 United States, the District of Columbia, U.S. Virgin Islands, plus 53 other countries.
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"I recently recertified my PHR, and the only source that I used was the easy-to-follow HRCI Recertification e-Learning Package. I would highly recommend this program for anyone planning on recertifying. I accumulated all of my 60 credits from here in a short time of 6 weeks. I had a ton of questions about recertifying, and I was fortunate to have come across Sheryl Tuchman who patiently answered all my questions. I have never seen someone as prompt as her. " -- Saba Raihan, PHR
"Tools 2 Succeed was the best way to accumulate re-certification credits that I've experienced since obtaining my SPHR certification in 1997. I've sung your praises loudly to all I know in my HR Department." -- Calvin Patton, SPHR, Associate Director-Training, AT&T
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