A new publication which highlights the practical steps local employers in Northern Ireland are taking to boost employment opportunities for disabled people was recently launched by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland.
Showcasing Disability Best Practice
gives practical examples of how employers are breaking down barriers, both in recruitment and in retention, of employees with disabilities.
The publication, produced by the Equality Commission, Employers for Disability and the Department for Employment and Learning, follows on from the Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards which this year introduced a new category for Disability Best Practice Employer. The level of interest in this award resulted in a large number of entrants, each providing many details on the steps they have taken to help disabled people enter and succeed in the work place.
Continue reading about the report here, and download it by accessing this page.