Published: February 27, 2023

Mark the date – IWH unveils tool to help workers consider and communicate support needs

Many workers with episodic, often invisible, chronic conditions struggle with whether to disclose their need for workplace support. Now, there’s a personalized, interactive tool to help these workers think about and ask for the specific job modifications they require. On March 21, the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) unveils the Job Demands and Accommodation Planning Tool (JDAPT), developed as part of a large research partnership. In an IWH Speaker Series webinar, Senior Scientist Dr. Monique Gignac describes how the tool works and shares results from two studies evaluating the tool. To register for the webinar, go to:

Mustard postdoctoral research award now accepting applications

Calling early-career work and health researchers: the Institute’s Mustard Postdoctoral Research Award in Work and Health—named after Dr. Fraser Mustard, chair of IWH’s first Board of Directors—is now accepting applications. The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 24, 2023. For more information, go to: