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Hiring People with Disabilities

A Diverse Workforce is Good for Business

The greatest barriers to hiring workers with disabilities are myths, fears, and misunderstandings. Given the chance, employees with disabilities consistently prove themselves to be dedicated, conscientious, and highly productive workers.

Learn about the benefits of a diverse workforce. 

Toolkit for Employers empowers you to recruit, hire, & retain workers with disabilities. 

  • Uncover best practices from some of Ohio's top employers.
  • Discover tax incentives for hiring workers with disabilities.
  • Learn about workplace accommodations and their benefits to your bottom line. 

Need more information?

Check out Ohio Employment First to learn about: 

  • Job Accommodations
  • Facts & Benefits for Employers
  • How to build an Inclusive Workforce
  • And more!

The US Department of Labor (DOL) provides information for businesses and employers looking to diversify their workforce and hire people with disabilities:

  • Recruiting
  • Hiring
  • Retention
  • Career Advancement
  • Accommodations
  • Stay at Work / Return to Work
  • Small Businesses
  • And more!

Access free, confidential technical assistance about job accommodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) from the Job Accommodation Network (JAN).

What about Tax Credits? 

Businesses that accommodate people with disabilities may qualify for some tax credits and deductions. Get more detailed information from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). 

Hire individuals with disabilities who are ready to work.

Click the Launch button to get started today!