In 2017, the employment rate for people with disabilities was 20.4%,
compared to 68.7% for people without disabilities.
“We had high hopes when we started this initiative, but really didn’t know how it would work out. It was a little bit of a leap of faith, and a lot about our beliefs in the value of all people regardless of their disabilities. And, of course, the results proved us more than right. Hiring people with disabilities was not a charitable issue; it clearly addressed a number of business needs.”James Emmett
Former Disability Program Manager, Walgreens
UPS Delivers Inclusion: Transitional Learning Center
Take a peek into an innovative pre-training program at UPS Worldport in Louisville, Kentucky that shifts the focus of disability inclusion from goodwill to meeting business needs.