Businesses who hire people with disabilities gain loyal, skilled workers who truly appreciate the opportunity to showcase their abilities.
Employers in Butler County who Employ People with Developmental Disabilities
Five reasons to hire a person with a disability
Market Research – Employers with a diverse workforce can more accurately tailor their products and services to a diverse customer base. People with disabilities account for 19.8% of the U.S. population and command $220 billion in spending power, two times the amount of the coveted teen market.
Employee Engagement – Employers who hire employees with disabilities have improved morale and productivity throughout the company.
Customer Loyalty- Research shows that 92% of consumers reflect favorably on businesses that hire people with disabilities, and 87% prefer to do business with these same companies.
Government Grants – Direct government payments up to $20,000 annually for each qualified employee may be available through programs such as the Ticket-to-Work and the Work Opportunity Act of 2007.
Tax Incentives – Tax incentives such as the $5,000 Small Business Tax Credit, the $2,400 annual Disabled Access Credit and the Architectural/Transportation Barrier Removal Tax Deduction up to $15,000 may be available.