As diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) continues to take workplaces by storm we are starting to see a growing trend of adding another letter to the DEI acronym and that is A for accessibility.
Why Add in Accessibility to DEI?
Accessibility is an important part of the workplace and workforce and often one that sees a high unemployment number of those who are willing and wanting to work. In 2020, 17.9 percent of persons with disability were employed which is down from 19.3 percent in 2019. The total number of people with disabilities aged 16-64 in the United States