Diane Loud Institute for Community Inclusion [email protected] Partnering with Provider Agencies. The business case for hiring workers with disabilities. Positive effect on bottom line, through increased retention, greater productivity, and access to workers with the skills you need
*from EARNworks data
In A national survey of consumer attitudes towards companies that hire people with disabilities, Siperstein, Romano, Mohler, and Parker (2006) found that 92% of consumers felt more favorable toward employers that hire individuals with disabilities, and 87% would prefer to give their business to them.
*Butterworth, J., & Pitt-Catsouphes, M.(1997); Dixon, K., Kruse, D., & Van Horn, C. (2003); US DOL
Connecting Businesses with Workers disabilities?
*RSA/US DOE report 2003