What Employers Need to Know

Employers must be aware of their responsibilities when hiring and firing employees. While we can't provide ALL the laws, regulations and procedures for hiring any person, we can offer some resources for hiring individuals with a disability.

Here are a few of the most important resources to review:

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission logo

This site will give you comprehensive information on who is covered, what employee practices are covered, and what the employer's obligations are to provide reasonable accommodations for a person with disabilities.

U.S. Dept. of Justice logo

The U. S. Department of Justice offers many articles on the rights of persons with disabilities and disability hiring – just use the search function on any page.

Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc.

Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc.

The mission of the Oklahoma Disability Law Center is to protect, promote and expand the rights of people with disabilities. Their home page offers the latest news on the state of disability services in Oklahoma.

Job Accommodations Network (askJan.org)

The Job Accommodations Network (askJan.org) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.