Disability inclusion can be confusing.
We're here to help decipher why disability inclusion is immensely valuable and how to successfully achieve inclusion in your business.
The reasons why businesses benefit by hiring PWD are abundant. The facts speak for themselves.
Employing PWD may take more intentionality than the normal hire but the process is worth it.
Why Is Disability Inclusion Important?
Companies report improving retention from 14-130%
Increase Workforce Stability
Companies have reported that a stable department demonstrates up to 15% better productivity.
Increase Labor Pool
The US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting of available labor does not include at least 10 million Americans.
More Efficient Management
Using adaptive and organizational learning has shown an increase in operational performance up to 20%.
Decrease workers comp related costs (days away, medical and indemnity) up to 77%.
Employees report less bullying in an inclusive work environment.
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.
US federal contractors are required to demonstrate efforts and result for recruiting, developing and retaining individuals with disabilities.
People (including corporate leaders) recognize that intentionally extending employment to people with disabilities has impact on society at large and individually.