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Workers With Disabilities

Companies Ask Workers with Disabilities to Check the Box and That's a Good Thing

Joe Entwisle | Posted 06.30.2014 | Impact
Joe Entwisle

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.

Some Goodwill Workers Earn As Little As 22 Cents An Hour

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business

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...

Survey: Telecommuting Is More Than a Perk for Workers With Disabilities

Barbara Otto | Posted 07.08.2013 | Impact
Barbara Otto

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

Jay Ruderman | Posted 06.12.2013 | Impact
Jay Ruderman

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

Lia Seth | Posted 06.11.2013 | Women
Lia Seth

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

Barbara Otto | Posted 03.16.2013 | Impact
Barbara Otto

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

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 09.12.2012 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

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.

The Most Ironic Lawsuit Ever?

Posted 07.31.2012 | Business

You would think that the agency charged with protecting workers from discrimination would know a thing or two about how not to get sued for discrimina...

Hiring Disabled Workers Can Make Companies More Efficient: Report

Posted 08.22.2012 | Business

Across the country, disabled Americans are struggling with high unemployment. And companies might be suffering because of it. In 2007, when Walgre...