Hiring persons with disabilities

Inclusive workplaces are good for business

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The benefits of hiring persons with disabilities

Hiring support

Find qualified employees with disabilities

Financial support

To help employers increase accessibility

Regional resources

Find financial incentives for employers, disability employment programs and community partners in your province or territory.

Accessible government

Read the Accessible Government backgrounder to find out what the Government of Canada is doing to become more accessible.

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Why should your business include persons with disabilities?

A more inclusive workplace is good for business: Research shows that accessible employment practices help you reduce turnover, improve attendance and safety records, engage employees and boost company morale. They also outperform in terms of revenue growth, and people like to support inclusive businesses.

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Inclusive workplace tools

Would you like to be an inclusive employer but are not sure where to begin? How do you make your workplace inclusive? Before you recruit and hire persons with disabilities, get the tools and processes in place to train and support new employees.

Hiring support

Community partners: There are many organizations that can help you employ and retain persons with disabilities. They can work with you to understand your labour needs, remove barriers, provide training and help match you with qualified job candidates in your community and provide workplace accommodation support for persons with disabilities.

Job Bank: Advertise jobs for free on Job Bank and market them to persons with disabilities looking for work.

Financial support

You may be eligible for programs or financial incentives to help you make your workplace more accessible for persons with disabilities.

Federal government

Regional resources

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