BRIDGING THE GAP

BETWEEN BUSINESSES & DISABILITY

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DISABILITY INCLUSION

Is the practice of companies intentionally creating a workplace inclusive of people with disabilities.

This is accomplished through:

Engineering process and culture to minimize stigma, and (unintended) barriers related to an employee's disability

Targeted recruiting strategies

Educating stakeholders

WHY IS DISABILITY INCLUSION IMPORTANT?

Decrease Turnover

Companies report improving retention from 14-130%

Improve Safety/Security

Decrease workers comp related costs (days away, medical and indemnity) up to 77%.

Employees report less bullying in an inclusive work environment.

Increase Workforce Stability

Companies have reported that a stable department demonstrates up to 15% better productivity.

Improve Brand

Inclusive companies are preferred by 80% of job seekers and 92% of consumers. The average annual stock returns (of companies in disability markets) have outperformed the broader market by 2.52% since 2012.

Increase Labor Pool

The US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting of available labor does not include at least 10 million Americans.

Compliance

US federal contractors are required to demonstrate efforts and result for recruiting, developing and retaining individuals with disabilities.

More Efficient Management

Using adaptive and organizational learning has shown an increase in operational performance up to 20%.

Social Impact

People (including corporate leaders) recognize that intentionally extending employment to people with disabilities has impact on society at large and individually.

How does a business employ more people in a manner that is safe and profitable?

How can I influence businesses to employ more people with disabilities?

How can people with disabilities be successfully employed?

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