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.
COVID-19 created challenges for many businesses and consumers. As we move through the Phases of BC’s Restart Plan, we’re all working to keep safe. In order to keep businesses accessible while incorporating new safety protocols, we’ve developed this resource to support businesses of all sizes to do their part to combat COVID-19 while remaining accessible and inclusive.
BC Libraries Cooperative
Presidents Group member BC Libraries Cooperative operates NNELS. NNELS’ mandate is to increase access to written publications for those with print disabilities. Learn more about how NNELS employs individuals with lived experience as experts serving their own communities.
British Columbia Automobile Association
BCAA Mental Health Success Story
During Mental Health Awareness Week in May, BCAA launched its first employee mental health awareness campaign.
Learn How Employing People with Disabilities Can Help Your Business Succeed
Vancouver Airport Authority