The Disability INclusion Blog

HR Brew: Microsoft’s chief accessibility officer on stepping up disability inclusion efforts

Lay-Flurrie cites training, technology, and inclusion as key components to success. When employees feel left out at work, they’re more likely to leave their jobs. And yet, 48% of US adults who are blind, deafblind, or have low vision report facing accessibility challenges with digital onboarding forms before they’ve [...]

2022-08-03T15:50:37-04:00August 3rd, 2022|In the News|

Rehab Management: More Companies Are Employing People with Disabilities in Leadership Roles, Per Disability:IN

Disability:IN, the global organization driving disability inclusion and equality in business, in collaboration with the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), released the 2022 Disability Equality Index (DEI) recently at Disability:IN’s 2022 Global Conference in Dallas. The DEI is the world’s most comprehensive benchmarking tool for measuring disability inclusion [...]

2022-08-03T15:49:11-04:00August 3rd, 2022|In the News|

New Haven Register: CT companies recognized as ‘Best Places to Work’ for disability inclusion

Several companies headquartered in Connecticut earned 100 percent scores in the 2022 Disability Equality Index, which comprises one of the leading measures of the workplace inclusion of people with disabilities. Ridgefield-based Boehringer Ingelheim, Bloomfield-based Cigna, Stamford-based Gartner, Hartford-based The Hartford, Stamford-based Indeed, Stamford-based Synchrony and Hartford-based Travelers each received [...]

2022-08-03T13:17:11-04:00August 3rd, 2022|In the News|

NJBIZ: 19 NJ companies earn top scores on 2022 Disability Equality Index

Disability:IN, in collaboration with the American Association of People with Disabilities, recently released the 2022 Disability Equality Index at the organization’s 2022 Global Conference in Dallas, which took place July 18 to 21.  A record 415 companies participated in this year’s DEI, a 30% increase from the 319 companies [...]

2022-08-03T13:13:42-04:00August 3rd, 2022|DEI Best Practices, In the News|

HR Brew: Despite progress toward inclusion, report finds few employees openly identify as disabled

The Disability Equality Index examined progress in disability inclusion at work. Even as employers appear to make progress on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) employment numbers, the World Economic Forum reports that just 4% of global businesses prioritize disability inclusivity, despite 90% expressing a commitment to diversity, according to The [...]

2022-08-03T11:51:50-04:00August 3rd, 2022|In the News|

Bloomberg Law: Disability Representation on Boards Is Up, Yet Inclusion Lags

An increase in people with disabilities in boardrooms and corporate leadership isn’t always translating to more inclusive workplaces for rank-and-file employees. Of the 415 companies that participated in the 2022 nonprofit Disability:IN’s Disability Equality Index Report, 30% have at least one senior executive who is disabled and 6% have [...]

2022-08-03T11:42:36-04:00August 3rd, 2022|In the News|

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