All U.S.-based companies with at least fifteen employees are legally required to accommodate employees with disabilities (within reason) at the very least. That said, going above and beyond to ensure employees with disabilities are comfortable in their work environment may require a little extra communication and training. And doing so, comes with great rewards.
A new research report from professional services company Accenture, in partnership with Disability:IN, a nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion, found that companies that have met key disability inclusion criteria over the last five years earned 160 percent more revenue than those that didn’t, and 200 percent more profit.
Here are a couple of ways to help employees with disabilities thrive at your company.