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Mental Health Webinar – June 12, 2019

Mental Health Webinar: June 12 from 10:00 a.m. –11:00 a.m. PT US Dept of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), in partnership with Getting Hired, will present a webinar on “Tips for Creating a Mental Health Friendly Workplace” on Tuesday, June 12. The webinar will discuss the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability […]

Be Well at Work: Caregiver Challenges: Memory Loss & Resistance

Wednesday, June 5th 12:10 – 1:30 pm Tang Education Center Speaker: Maureen Kelly, Ed.D., LCSW, Elder Care Program This workshop will focus on specific challenges related to caring for an older adult, including caring for an elder with memory loss and caring for an elder who resists help. Strategies for self-care will be shared. Resources […]

Disability Inclusion: Volunteers Needed for June 22 Rebuilding Together Project at Ed Roberts Campus

Berkeley Lab is partnering with Rebuilding Together to make improvements to the Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program’s fitness studio located at the Ed Roberts Campus. The Ed Roberts Campus is a nonprofit corporation that has been formed by disability organizations that share a common history in the Independent Living Movement of People with Disabilities. […]

Expanding Your Talent Pool

This event is brought to you by the Alameda County Workforce Development Board, the City of Berkeley and East Bay Innovations. Calling all Employers, Hiring Managers, and Recruiters! You are invited to attend – “Expanding your Talent Pool: A Forum on Employing Individuals with Disabilities.” This forum will highlight services that help employers, hiring managers, […]

Project Search Open House – May 29, 2019

As a follow up to the April 23rd Neurodiversity Panel Event we will hold an open house for those who are interested in learning more about Project SEARCH. Berkeley Lab has partnered with East Bay Innovations and Project SEARCH for many years and several of the people who started as interns are now Lab employees. […]

Neurodiversity Panel Event: National Autism Awareness Month – April 23, 2019

As part of Berkeley Lab’s efforts to increase awareness on neurodiversity for National Autism Awareness Month in April, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Office and the All Access Employee Resource Group (ERG) will be hosting a panel event: Tuesday, April 23rd from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Building 50 Auditorium.  This talk will highlight the personal […]

New Processes for HR Leave and Disability Management

Replacement Hearing Aid Batteries Available

How Improving Accessibility for Some Improves Accessibility for All

By Keri Troutman As a building manager at Berkeley Lab, Betsy MacGowan has addressed many accessibility challenges on a case-by-case basis as new employees brought unique challenges to her attention. And as an architect in the Facilities Division, Misha Gonzalez is tasked with architectural system oversight and ADA compliance around the Lab. Together, the two […]

Oct. 24 Screening of Film Exploring Use of Technology to Treat Disabilities