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WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES
Why Hire Disabled Workers? 4 Powerful (and Inclusive) Companies Answer
There are many businesses that are leading the way in promoting an inclusive workplace, businesses that are proud of the advancements they have made in hiring workers with disabilities. Why are they so passionate about hiring disabled workers?
Companies Ask Workers with Disabilities to Check the Box and That's a Good Thing
Senior policy analyst, Health & Disability Advocates
Hiring people with disabilities is a strategy that smart companies will want to put into action today. The voluntary self-disclosure form marks the beginning of an opportunity for both companies and job seekers alike.
Goodwill Paying Some Workers As Little As 22 Cents Per Hour
Goodwill is paying some of its disabled workers just 22 cents an hour, while the charity’s executives make six figure salaries. A labor law loophole enables the practice.
Some Disabled Goodwill Workers Earn As Little As 22 Cents An Hour As Execs Earn Six Figures: Report
Still, the provision allows for a stark contrast between the executives' pay and that of some of their workers, an issue
Survey: Telecommuting Is More Than a Perk for Workers With Disabilities
Principal, Think Beyond the Label
That tells me something I've been saying all along to hiring managers and HR executives: Qualified people with disabilities can be recruited just like anyone else, and very rarely do they need special treatment.
Disabled Individuals Bring Innovation to the Workforce
President, The Ruderman Family Foundation
For the sake of U.S. competitiveness -- and above all, equality -- it is time to prove wrong the common misperception that individuals with disabilities are non-active members of society.
Continuing the Discussion on Working From Home
HR generalist, disability activist, lifetime Girl Scout and tr...
f my company or manager were not flexible about me working from home on occasion -- as long as I'm actually getting my work done -- I would not be able to keep this job. I really doubt I am the only person (or person with a disability) in the country in this situation.
Walgreens Is Not Always the Answer
Principal, Think Beyond the Label
The Walgreens model is not the answer for everyone. Figuring out how to employ people with disabilities in middle- and high-skilled jobs would improve this group's economic outlook and give American competitiveness more bang for the buck.
Workers With Disabilities Equals an Untapped Source of Qualified Candidates
Managing Partner- Astound Virtual
There is a wealth of talent that happens to be located right here at home, and the good news is, many of America's largest companies are recognizing and stepping up their efforts to reach out, recruit, and hire them.
Mary Bullock's Discrimination Lawsuit Against Anti-Discrimination Agency Most Ironic Lawsuit Ever?
The EEOC didn't allow Bullock to work at home, gave her tighter deadlines than her non-disabled employees and kept her from
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Hiring Disabled Workers Can Make Companies More Efficient: Report
Since that success, other major companies -- including Best Buy, Toys R Us and Lowe’s -- have followed suit, adopting similar
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