Organizational Diversity

Organizational Diversity - absenteeism Myth 5 Employers...

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Organizational Diversity People with Disabilities From ThinkBeyondtheLabel.com
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Myth 1 Hiring persons with disabilities increases workers’ comp rates. False: rates are based on the relative hazards of the operation and accident history
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Myth 2 Providing accommodations is expensive False: majority of workers with disabilities do not need accommodations to perform their jobs, for those who do, the cost is usually minimal. 56% of accommodations cost less than $600, with many costing nothing at all.
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Myth 3 ADA forces hiring unqualified workers False: BFOQs apply to everyone
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Myth 4 Higher rate of absenteeism False: Studies show no difference in
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Unformatted text preview: absenteeism Myth 5 Employers cant fire employees with disabilities False: Termination unrelated to disability, or Termination for cause (BFOQ), or Employees disability poses an immediate risk to health or safety in the workplace Upsides Business case Popular with the public Helps reach an underserved segment Tax incentives Small business tax credit ($5,000) Architectural and transportation ($15,000) Work opportunities tax credit (up to $2,400) Films on Demand http://digital.films.com.ezproxy1.lib.asu.edu/p Managing Diversity in Business, segments 10 and 11...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course COM 259 taught by Professor Miner during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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