By Andrew Pulrang Content warning: This article mentions and discusses offensive words related to people with disabilities. It’s not “oversensitive,” or too “new” of a concern for organizations and businesses to take a hard look at reforming ableist language. Ableism itself is not a new phenomenon, even if “ableism” is a new word to some […]
As the owner of a small enterprise, you simply cannot overlook accessibility in your workplace. Expanding your team is certainly one of the most exciting aspects of growing your business, and you should be as accommodating to all employees.
If we really care about people with disabilities and disability issues, we should all do better than just tossing pocket change in every fundraising bucket we see, or signing up for every walkathon a coworker’s kid puts in front of us. But how do we choose which disability-related causes and organizations to support?
By Caroline Casey Businesses have long been drivers of social change. Across the globe, companies have begun acknowledging vital challenges and injustices such as climate change and pay gaps. Diversity and inclusion is one such defining issue, and, although huge progress has been made towards equality across boundaries of gender, race and sexual orientation, one aspect […]