Canadian organization makes a compelling case for hiring people with disabilities. -Postmedia Content Works
As Canada confronts the challenges of its aging population and dwindling labour force, Canadians with disabilities largely remain an untapped pool of talent. The employment rate among Canadians with disabilities is estimated to hover around 50 per cent, though there’s evidence to suggest it’s actually lower. While some may be limited in their capacities to perform certain work, most people with disabilities who are not working — around 800,000—are eager and able.