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.
Save On Meats’ Plenty of Plates Program is a meaningful team-building experience that provides the opportunity for community partners to run the Save On Meats diner, cooking and serving a 3-course meal to individuals who rarely, if ever, get a sit-down restaurant experience.
Produced by Mental Health Works, this guide seeks to educate managers and staff on how to better accommodate people with mental health challenges in the workplace.
Meridian Meats & Farm Market
Meridian Meats and Farm Market, a medium-sized BC business, and posAbilities Employment Services, offer some tips for creating a successful partnership between employers and DESOs.
Learn How Employing People with Disabilities Can Help Your Business Succeed
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