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DISABILITY SCOOP: More Businesses Embracing Inclusion

2017-09-06
By: Employment Network
Posted in: About

According to a new report which was part of the 2017 Disability Equality Index, a growing number of businesses are actively recruiting people with disabilities. Overall, the report found that 88% of the employers had a disability-focused resource group or organization and 86% had a senior executive working on the effort.  However, the report states that only about 50% of companies  recognize disability in their supplier diversity programs and many businesses have room for improvement in ensuring that potential employees are offered interview accommodations and that both internal and external websites are accessible.

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