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Reliability, loyalty, and productivity are reported as common attributes of people with disabilities in the workforce.

The correct answer is True. Learn more about the Business case at 1.1 Productivity & Business Advantages

On average, people with mild, moderate or severe disabilities have higher education levels (high school, trade school or college) than people without disabilities.

The correct answer is True.  Learn more about the Business case at 1.2 The Untapped Labour Pool

Most employers recognize that many company tasks can be performed by employees with disabilities.

The correct answer is True. Learn more about the Business case at 1.4 Employer Survey

Accommodations and assistive devices are always very expensive.

The correct answer is False. Learn more about disabilities at 2.7 Understanding Costs of Accommodations

As an employer, I have an obligation to post inclusive job offers.

The correct answer is False. Learn more about recruitment at 4.3 How to Write an Inclusive Job Posting

Most Canadian communities have service providers who can help employers recruit qualified candidates who have disabilities.

The correct answer is True.  Learn more about recruitment at 4.4 Types of Services Available to Employers

Service providers can assist an employer in interviewing candidates with disabilities.

The correct answer is True. Learn more about recruitment at 4.4 Types of Services Available to Employers

Services are available to help employers make their workplaces more inclusive.

The correct answer is True. Learn more about inclusive workplaces at 8.1 Benefits of Inclusive Workplaces

Services are available to help employers be more accommodating to workers with disabilities.

The correct answer is True. Learn more about maintaining successful employment at 7.3 Creating Effective Workplaces

Employers can access funding for assistive devices for workers with disabilities.

The correct answer is True. Learn more about funding at 6.3 Success Stories: Accommodations




Disclaimer:

HIRE for TALENT has made every effort to use the most respectful words possible while writing these materials. We realize, however, that the most appropriate terminology may change over time. We developed these materials with the intent to respect the dignity and inherent rights of all individuals.



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The toolkit offers a variety of informative tools. Learn about the skills people with disabilities bring to the workplace and use our ‘how-to’ resources, that provide practical tips and strategies on successful recruitment, hiring, inclusion and retention of people with disabilities.

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FACTS & STATS

Employers often find that workers who identify as having disabilities have unique abilities; they also tend to work harder to prove themselves.
According to employers, people with disabilities perform as well or better than other workers. These employers concluded that hiring people with disabilities did not negatively impact their businesses.
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In a national survey of consumer attitudes towards various companies, 92% of the respondents gave favourable ratings to businesses that hire people with disabilities.
98% were satisfied or very satisfied with the service they received when dealing with an employee with a disability.