Welcome to Viable U, where we forgo tuition and develop intuition. Since about one in seven Albertans has a disability of some kind, odds are you’re instinctively accommodating someone with a disability in your workplace.
We’ve compiled a comprehensive library of resources you can use to adapt to the labour market and learn about engaging employees with disabilities. You’ll discover the business case for a more diverse and inclusive workplace. The more aware and accommodating you are, the greater the commitment you’re showing your people.
Resource topics include:
‘Disability’ often makes people think in terms of wheelchairs or guide dogs. But disabilities take many forms. The more you know, the better off your organization will be.
A step-by-step process and strategies employers can use to bring people with disabilities into their diversity planning and hiring/retention practices.
Find out your rights as an employer, as well as the answers to frequently asked questions about working with people with disabilities.
Workplace accommodations are simple, cost-effective ways employers can help employees with disabilities achieve their greatest potential. It’s a win-win.
Actions speak louder than words, especially when it comes to showing your commitment to inclusive hiring and employment.
Alberta’s labour market is like yoga pants: tight but with a hidden ability to expand. Get information, outlooks and workforce projections here.