Accommodating people with

Low set-up costs are assured because any recent-vintage IBM-compatible PC or Apple Macintosh can house, with little or no modification, virtually any adaptive technology.

The reasonable cost of accessibility aids is also attributable to the fact that many — perhaps most — do not involve high technology at all.

(Many of these examples have been adapted from Successful Job Accommodation Strategies. As well as saving money, accommodations add value to the workplace.

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Cost: $0 Problem: An office worker's shoulder injury makes it hard to reach items on high shelves. As noted above, the cost of meeting one's legal duty to accommodate usually is modest.

Treating people equally does not always mean treating them the same.

In some situations, equal treatment for employees with disabilities may require different treatment.

Solution: Reorganize the shelves so that all items that the worker regularly uses are within easy reach. However, accommodating some individuals is expensive. Statistics from JAN indicate that 5% of accommodations cost $5000 or more — a significant sum for a small firm.

Cost: $0 Problem: A person who uses a wheelchair cannot sit at a desk because it is too low for his knees. Cost: $0 Figure 2: Inexpensive workplace accommodations. Fortunately, expenditures are controllable through such strategies as cost recovery, cost sharing, cost containment and efficient assessment and implementation: Companies that accommodate employees enjoy substantial benefits. According to JAN, a company reduces its insurance premiums; cuts its rehabilitation expenses; avoids costs associated with hiring new workers — recruiting, interviewing, selection and training; and eliminates the need to settle civil litigations, human rights complaints and union grievances.

, Alan Cantor illustrated the idea of employment accommodation for people with disabilities; discusses the role of human rights legislation in settling the question of who is responsible for providing workplace accommodations; and clarifies the extent to which an employer is responsible for ensuring that a qualified individual is accommodated. Cantor discusses the benefits of accommodating employees with disabilities.

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Cost: $0 Problem: An office worker's shoulder injury makes it hard to reach items on high shelves. As noted above, the cost of meeting one's legal duty to accommodate usually is modest.Treating people equally does not always mean treating them the same.In some situations, equal treatment for employees with disabilities may require different treatment.Solution: Reorganize the shelves so that all items that the worker regularly uses are within easy reach. However, accommodating some individuals is expensive. Statistics from JAN indicate that 5% of accommodations cost $5000 or more — a significant sum for a small firm.Cost: $0 Problem: A person who uses a wheelchair cannot sit at a desk because it is too low for his knees. Cost: $0 Figure 2: Inexpensive workplace accommodations. Fortunately, expenditures are controllable through such strategies as cost recovery, cost sharing, cost containment and efficient assessment and implementation: Companies that accommodate employees enjoy substantial benefits. According to JAN, a company reduces its insurance premiums; cuts its rehabilitation expenses; avoids costs associated with hiring new workers — recruiting, interviewing, selection and training; and eliminates the need to settle civil litigations, human rights complaints and union grievances., Alan Cantor illustrated the idea of employment accommodation for people with disabilities; discusses the role of human rights legislation in settling the question of who is responsible for providing workplace accommodations; and clarifies the extent to which an employer is responsible for ensuring that a qualified individual is accommodated. Cantor discusses the benefits of accommodating employees with disabilities.

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Cost: $0 Problem: An office worker's shoulder injury makes it hard to reach items on high shelves. As noted above, the cost of meeting one's legal duty to accommodate usually is modest.

Treating people equally does not always mean treating them the same.

In some situations, equal treatment for employees with disabilities may require different treatment.

Solution: Reorganize the shelves so that all items that the worker regularly uses are within easy reach. However, accommodating some individuals is expensive. Statistics from JAN indicate that 5% of accommodations cost $5000 or more — a significant sum for a small firm.

Cost: $0 Problem: A person who uses a wheelchair cannot sit at a desk because it is too low for his knees. Cost: $0 Figure 2: Inexpensive workplace accommodations. Fortunately, expenditures are controllable through such strategies as cost recovery, cost sharing, cost containment and efficient assessment and implementation: Companies that accommodate employees enjoy substantial benefits. According to JAN, a company reduces its insurance premiums; cuts its rehabilitation expenses; avoids costs associated with hiring new workers — recruiting, interviewing, selection and training; and eliminates the need to settle civil litigations, human rights complaints and union grievances.

, Alan Cantor illustrated the idea of employment accommodation for people with disabilities; discusses the role of human rights legislation in settling the question of who is responsible for providing workplace accommodations; and clarifies the extent to which an employer is responsible for ensuring that a qualified individual is accommodated. Cantor discusses the benefits of accommodating employees with disabilities.

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Cost: $0 Problem: An office worker's shoulder injury makes it hard to reach items on high shelves. As noted above, the cost of meeting one's legal duty to accommodate usually is modest.Treating people equally does not always mean treating them the same.In some situations, equal treatment for employees with disabilities may require different treatment.Solution: Reorganize the shelves so that all items that the worker regularly uses are within easy reach. However, accommodating some individuals is expensive. Statistics from JAN indicate that 5% of accommodations cost $5000 or more — a significant sum for a small firm.Cost: $0 Problem: A person who uses a wheelchair cannot sit at a desk because it is too low for his knees. Cost: $0 Figure 2: Inexpensive workplace accommodations. Fortunately, expenditures are controllable through such strategies as cost recovery, cost sharing, cost containment and efficient assessment and implementation: Companies that accommodate employees enjoy substantial benefits. According to JAN, a company reduces its insurance premiums; cuts its rehabilitation expenses; avoids costs associated with hiring new workers — recruiting, interviewing, selection and training; and eliminates the need to settle civil litigations, human rights complaints and union grievances., Alan Cantor illustrated the idea of employment accommodation for people with disabilities; discusses the role of human rights legislation in settling the question of who is responsible for providing workplace accommodations; and clarifies the extent to which an employer is responsible for ensuring that a qualified individual is accommodated. Cantor discusses the benefits of accommodating employees with disabilities.

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Cost: $0 Problem: An office worker's shoulder injury makes it hard to reach items on high shelves. As noted above, the cost of meeting one's legal duty to accommodate usually is modest.

Treating people equally does not always mean treating them the same.

In some situations, equal treatment for employees with disabilities may require different treatment.

Solution: Reorganize the shelves so that all items that the worker regularly uses are within easy reach. However, accommodating some individuals is expensive. Statistics from JAN indicate that 5% of accommodations cost $5000 or more — a significant sum for a small firm.

Cost: $0 Problem: A person who uses a wheelchair cannot sit at a desk because it is too low for his knees. Cost: $0 Figure 2: Inexpensive workplace accommodations. Fortunately, expenditures are controllable through such strategies as cost recovery, cost sharing, cost containment and efficient assessment and implementation: Companies that accommodate employees enjoy substantial benefits. According to JAN, a company reduces its insurance premiums; cuts its rehabilitation expenses; avoids costs associated with hiring new workers — recruiting, interviewing, selection and training; and eliminates the need to settle civil litigations, human rights complaints and union grievances.

, Alan Cantor illustrated the idea of employment accommodation for people with disabilities; discusses the role of human rights legislation in settling the question of who is responsible for providing workplace accommodations; and clarifies the extent to which an employer is responsible for ensuring that a qualified individual is accommodated. Cantor discusses the benefits of accommodating employees with disabilities.

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Cost: $0 Problem: An office worker's shoulder injury makes it hard to reach items on high shelves. As noted above, the cost of meeting one's legal duty to accommodate usually is modest.Treating people equally does not always mean treating them the same.In some situations, equal treatment for employees with disabilities may require different treatment.Solution: Reorganize the shelves so that all items that the worker regularly uses are within easy reach. However, accommodating some individuals is expensive. Statistics from JAN indicate that 5% of accommodations cost $5000 or more — a significant sum for a small firm.Cost: $0 Problem: A person who uses a wheelchair cannot sit at a desk because it is too low for his knees. Cost: $0 Figure 2: Inexpensive workplace accommodations. Fortunately, expenditures are controllable through such strategies as cost recovery, cost sharing, cost containment and efficient assessment and implementation: Companies that accommodate employees enjoy substantial benefits. According to JAN, a company reduces its insurance premiums; cuts its rehabilitation expenses; avoids costs associated with hiring new workers — recruiting, interviewing, selection and training; and eliminates the need to settle civil litigations, human rights complaints and union grievances., Alan Cantor illustrated the idea of employment accommodation for people with disabilities; discusses the role of human rights legislation in settling the question of who is responsible for providing workplace accommodations; and clarifies the extent to which an employer is responsible for ensuring that a qualified individual is accommodated. Cantor discusses the benefits of accommodating employees with disabilities.

]] Figure 2: Inexpensive workplace accommodations. Fortunately, expenditures are controllable through such strategies as cost recovery, cost sharing, cost containment and efficient assessment and implementation: Companies that accommodate employees enjoy substantial benefits. According to JAN, a company reduces its insurance premiums; cuts its rehabilitation expenses; avoids costs associated with hiring new workers — recruiting, interviewing, selection and training; and eliminates the need to settle civil litigations, human rights complaints and union grievances., Alan Cantor illustrated the idea of employment accommodation for people with disabilities; discusses the role of human rights legislation in settling the question of who is responsible for providing workplace accommodations; and clarifies the extent to which an employer is responsible for ensuring that a qualified individual is accommodated. Cantor discusses the benefits of accommodating employees with disabilities.

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