Saturday, November 6, 2010

Workforce Flexibility Promotes Employment of People with Disabilities

The Huffington Post
Robin Shaffert
Senior Director of Corporate Social Responsibility of the AAPD
Posted: October 29, 2010 05:03 PM

As we look back on October's celebrations of National Work and Family Month and National Disability Employment Awareness Month, advocates for increasing workforce flexibility and advocates for improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities should recognize the progress we have made. To a far greater extent than a year ago, it is generally agreed today that creating a flexible workplace benefits all employees, but it especially benefits employees with disabilities.
We need to also recognize how far we still have to go to achieve the promise of equal employment opportunity for people with disabilities.

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