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.
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
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