Disability Employment Information

Benefits and Opportunities for Employers Who Hire People With Disabilities

  • By opening your job searches to qualified people with disabilities, you gain access to a pool of talented workers
  • A diverse workforce gives you a competitive advantage by adding new ideas, viewpoints and approaches to solving your business challenges
  • Your employees and customers appreciate diversity
  • Making accommodations for people with disabilities is usually easy and inexpensive, and can actually carry a return
  • The average accommodation costs less than $500
  • Employing people with disabilities makes good business sense Retention rates among people with disabilities are higher than average thus reducing training costs
  • People with disabilities are loyal customers to businesses who support them

Information on Employing People with Disabilities

The ADA and Accommodations

Americans with Disabilities Act – Myths and Facts

Recruitment and Retention

Employment Laws: Disability and Discrimination

JAN – Job Accommodation Network

Financial and Tax Incentives for Hiring People with Disabilities

Financial Incentives for Hiring People with Disabilities

Tax Benefits for Businesses Who Have Employees with Disabilities

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)