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True or false?

A worker with a disability needs more supervision than other employees.

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

A worker with a disability needs more days off than other employees.

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

Turnover rates for workers with disabilities are lower than turnover rates for typically able employees.

The correct answer is True. Learn more about the Business case at 6.2 Basic Employee Orientation and Onboarding Checklist

A worker with a disability has a positive impact on a company’s image.

The correct answer is True. Learn more about the Business case at 1.3 Company Image

A worker with a disability is at higher risk of having a work-related accident.

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

An employer’s health premiums will increase when hiring a person with a disability.

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

Workers with disabilities always need accommodations that are difficult or costly to implement in a workplace.

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

It is virtually impossible to discipline or dismiss an employee with a disability.

The correct answer is False. Learn more about Employee management at 6.2 Basic Employee Orientation and Onboarding Checklist

It is acceptable to ask about a person’s disability in an interview.

The correct answer is False. Learn more about interviews at 5.5 Taking Steps to Inclusion

During an interview, it is appropriate to ask a candidate if they can fulfill the job requirements.

The correct answer is True, but only if the interviewer has first thoroughly described the job. Learn more about interviews at 5.4 Legal Interview Questions




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.