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
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
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
Work Ability Career Exploration and Job Fair
This job fair is tailored for individuals with disabilities to meet business leaders, attend workshops and explore career opportunities.
National Advocacy Resources
Think Beyond the Label offers resources for getting started.
Getting started is the hardest part
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