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FCC Requires Video Conferencing Platforms to be Accessible

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to require video conferencing platforms, like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Webex, to follow the accessibility requirements under the Communications Act and agency rules that oversee these types of services. Why was this needed? Millions of people use video conferencing for workplace conferences, classes, and talking with family and friends. … Continued

Supporting workers with Long COVID

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy has a new factsheet that shares ways employers can support workers with Long COVID. Long COVID Some people who had COVID-19 have new or continuing symptoms—known as post-COVID conditions or Long COVID. These symptoms can last weeks, months, or years and get worse with physical … Continued

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