Ohio has new resource for employers who want to hire people with disabilities

A new interactive toolkit makes it easier for Ohio employers to recruit, hire and retain qualified workers with disabilities. Hiring Ohioans with Disabilities: a Toolkit for Employers, Managers and Human Resource Professionals was produced by Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

Employers can download the toolkit to learn about topics including:

  • Best practices from Ohio’s top employers
  • Tax incentives for hiring workers with disabilities
  • Free sources of consultation and assistance
  • Making reasonable workplace accommodations
  • Offering more flexible work arrangements
  • Interacting with people with disabilities
  • Recruiting and accommodating veterans with disabilities
  • Using job coaches to help workers with disabilities
  • Managing disability leave
  • Accommodating service animals in the workplace

[h/t DODD’s Pipeline Weekly]

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