Business Leaders Working To Create Accessible Employment
Join the Community of Accessible Employers
Hiring individuals with disabilities is good for business. BC businesses of all sizes – small and large – are challenged finding and keeping good employees. People with disabilities represent an important employee talent pool that is largely untapped. We invite you to join the Community of Accessible Employers to learn about the benefits of an accessible, inclusive workplace.
Why Is It Good For Business?
Build your workforce, build your business
BC Businesses of all sizes – small and large – find it challenging to find and keep good employees.
People with disabilities represent an important employee talent pool that is largely untapped.
Hiring inclusively can also improve culture and increase retention.
90% of consumers prefer companies that employ people with disabilities.
Embracing an accessible and inclusive workplace is just good business.
There are many common myths regarding people with vision loss and the workplace! This resource by CNIB BC tackles common misconceptions, and offers best practice recommendations for meetings, etiquette, and more.
The netCle Project
Tetra Society of North America received funding to build and bring to market an affordable and customizable device that makes using a computer more accessible for users with mobility challenges. The netClé device was created to fill this need, whether in someone’s home, their work-from-home office, or the workplace.
Canucks Autism Network
This project aims to help businesses address hiring and support challenges they have faced due to the pandemic. To achieve this goal, they are working with businesses to develop work experience placements for 2-3 participants at a time for 1-4 weeks. There are no costs incurred by the businesses or participants to take part. The employers will end up with a pool of highly …
Learn How Employing People with Disabilities Can Help Your Business Succeed
Vancouver Airport Authority