EMPLOYERS

Information for Utah Employers

Utah employers have long recognized that hiring people with disabilities offers excellent return on investment and is not only good for the community, but also good for their bottom line. The following resources will help you as an employer get on your way to an inclusive workforce.

Five Myths and Facts

Think beyond the label advocacy organization offers a guide for common fears or myths associated with hiring a person with a disability and the facts with each myth. Five Myths Sheet

Division of Services for People with Disabilities

The Division welcomes discussions on innovative solutions to employing all people in the community. Please contact the Division with ideas or business related questions.
1.844.275.3773

Tax Credits and Incentives are Available

The United States Internal Revenue Service offers incentives and tax benefits for businesses who have employees with disabilities. Tax Benefits for Businesses

A Comprehensive Toolkit Starter

The United States Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) offers an online toolkit with material for employers with questions on leveraging integrated employment.
Department of Labor Integrated Employment Toolkit

Utah’s Own Employment Resources Agency

The Utah State Office of Rehabilitation (VR) offers Utah specific solutions and resources for employers.
Employer Resources Hiring Your Workforce

The Small Business Administration Assistance

The Utah State Small Business Administration provides a practical resources center for hiring people with disabilities.
Hiring People with Disabilities

Utah Work Ability for Connections

Work Ability is Medicaid grant funded and provides excellent connections and opportunities for Utah Employers
Utah Business Diversifies Workforce!

National Advocacy Resources

Think Beyond the Label offers resources for getting started.
Getting started is the hardest part

White House

In 2015, the White House created a complete product on Recruiting, Hiring, Retaining, and Promoting People with Disabilities for employers
A Resource Guide for Employers