December 5, 2018
FORBES: People With Disabilities Want Paychecks Not Pity: Here’s How Businesses Are Helping

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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.

Research from the Getting to Equal: The Disability Inclusion Advantage shows that 45 companies championing disability inclusion experienced on average:

  • 28% higher revenue
  • twice the net income
  • 30% better performance on economic profit margins
  • and were twice as likely to have total shareholder returns that outperformed their peers

It should be a pretty huge ‘aha moment’ for Fortune 500 companies—and one that merits a lot of discussion at the top levels about how to redefine disability employment.

 

Read the full article HERE.


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