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Upcoming Events & Training

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 9:00am

Online

David K. Fram, Esq. is the Director of the National Employment Law Institute. He is a renowned and respected expert in employment law with special emphasis on the Americans with Disabilities Act. Mr. Fram has testified before Congress on disability issues in the Federal Government and has written books and articles on the subject to include:

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 9:00am

Zoom

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Compliance Training for Managers and Supervisors focuses on Federal Laws, Disparate Treatment, Adverse Impact, Harassment/Hostile Environment, Reasonable Accommodation and Retaliation/Reprisal. As a supplement to the mandatory EEO online training, this in-person class is designed to meet the following learning objectives:

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 9:00am

Zoom

Reasonable accommodation (RA) is defined as any change or adjustment in the work environment that enables a qualified individual with a disability to enjoy equal employment opportunity. This course will provide an introductory training of our Reasonable Accommodation program at NIH.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 1:00pm

Zoom

Reasonable accommodation (RA) is defined as any change or adjustment in the work environment that enables a qualified individual with a disability to enjoy equal employment opportunity. This course will fulfill NIH mandatory requirements for No Fear and POSH.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 1:00pm

Zoom

Most federal employees have either witnessed or been the target of bullying in the workplace yet there are few policies or guidelines directed at informing employees of their rights or methods to address the issue in the workplace. The NIH Anti-Bullying Training is designed to educate employees and managers of the prevalence of bullying in the workplace; while seeking a means to eliminate bullying within the federal government. This course will satisfy the No FEAR Act and Prevention of Sexual Harassment mandatory training requirements.

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 9:00am

Zoom

Most people know that laws exist to protect employees from discrimination and harassment. However, many don't know these laws also protect employees from retaliation. That means employers cannot punish employees for making discrimination or harassment complaints or participating in workplace investigations. This 1.5 hour course addresses several topics including: What is Retaliation, What is an Adverse Action, and What are Protected Activities.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 1:00pm

Zoom

Most people know that laws exist to protect employees from discrimination and harassment. However, many don't know these laws also protect employees from retaliation. That means employers cannot punish employees for making discrimination or harassment complaints or participating in workplace investigations. This 1.5 hour course addresses several topics including: What is Retaliation, What is an Adverse Action, and What are Protected Activities.

Language Access Program

NIH Language Access

There is a significant and increasing LEP population in the United States who need language assistance services. NIH is renewing its commitment to providing meaningful access to its programs and activities to people with limited English proficiency (LEP). NIH Language Access Plan, establishes policy and strategy for all 27 Institutes and Centers (ICs). The Plan serves as a blueprint to help NIH ICs develop their own specific implementation strategies, based on their respective needs and capacity.

6+ NIH Locations

6+ NIH Locations

Based in Bethesda, Maryland, we have Institutes and Centers in Arizona, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, & North Carolina.

27 Institutes & Centers

27 Institutes & Centers

Each IC has a specific research agenda, often focusing on particular diseases or body systems.

85 Nobel Prizes

85 Nobel Prizes

144 NIH-supported researchers have been recipients of 85 Nobel Prizes.

18,000+ Employees

18,000+ Employees

Who represent a diversity of experience, traditions, professions, and identities.

2,500 Universities & Research Institutions

2,500 Universities & Research Institutions

80% of the NIH's budget goes to more than 300,000 research personnel at over 2,500 universities and research institutions.

1 NIH Director...

1 NIH Director...

...who ROCKS OUT against disease.