Episode #79 – Accommodation & Compliance Etiquette : Teresa McQueen

In today’s episode, Teresa talks about accommodation and compliance etiquette for National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The theme for this year is “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion.”

Teresa discusses SB639, the recently passed California law. Beginning January 1, 2022, California employers will be prohibited from paying workers with disabilities less than the prevailing minimum wage. She gives tips on recruitment etiquette for conducting interviews and how to prepare. Teresa also talks about her workplace etiquette tips for some specific situations.

For more information on National Disability Employment Awareness Month visit the U.S. Department of Labor website here and search for National Disability Employment Awareness Month. You can also visit What Can You Do Campaign, here.

Episode Timeline

00:06Introduction and Disclaimer 02:15Recruitment Etiquette 12:57Break and Public Service Announcement 13:27Workplace Etiquette Tips 27:21Teresa’s Closing Remarks
Hosted by

Teresa McQueen, Esq.
Founder, Host and Executive Producer
Teresa is a skilled trial attorney (a recovering litigator!), Corporate Counsel for Western Growers Family of Companies, a published author and frequent speaker on a wide range of topics including harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. She is a Certified Business Etiquette Trainer and hosts the Workplace Perspective podcast to help organizations of all sizes develop and maintain successful employer/employee relationships.*

*The views expressed by Teresa McQueen are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Western Growers Family of Companies, its officers, directors, board members, employees, or members.

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