Closing The Disability Inclusion Gap At Work: These 5 Research-Proven Ways Will Help You Start Today
It’s one thing for a team’s leadership to say they want to be more inclusive and another to successfully put that vision into practice.
Being more disability-friendly has to be a cross-departmental, multi-level priority, involving every area of the business, from human resources to the IT department. To be successful, companies also need to measure what matters from start to finish, according to the most recent Disability Equality Index Report, a national benchmarking tool for businesses to track their disability inclusion efforts.
Disability:IN 2018 Year in Review
2018 has been an incredible year and we have all of you to thank.
Microsoft Chief Accessibility Officer Jenny Lay-Flurrie is re-elected as Chair of Disability:IN’s Board of Directors
Disability:IN announced today that Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Chief Accessibility Officer at Microsoft, will continue to serve as Chair of Disability:IN’s Board of Directors. Her re-election comes after the heels of tremendous leadership of the organization’s rebrand and global expansion.
Companies That Hired This Underemployed Group Had Revenues That Were Nearly 30% Higher
It pays to hire people with disabilities.
People With Disabilities Want Paychecks Not Pity: Here’s How Businesses Are Helping
Despite reports that U.S. unemployment continues to drop, most people with disabilities are still unemployed. And, despite the recent focus on hiring a diverse workforce, developing disability inclusion practices has lagged far behind. Until now.
Companies That Improve Disability Inclusion Over Time Outperform Their Peers
Groundbreaking research from Accenture in partnership with Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities reveal financial benefits of including people with disabilities in business.