These are the leading disability employers in 2019

Oct 2, 2019

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These employers are dedicated to disability inclusion and recognize the benefits of hiring workers with disabilities.

October 1, 2019 | Lily Martis, Monster contributor

2019 Leading Disability Employer SealWhile October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, unemployment for adults with disabilities is an epidemic in the workforce that’s seen all year, every year.

The unemployment rate for workers with disabilities in 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), was 8%—more than double that for those with no disability. While the unemployment rate for workers with disabilities has declined over the years—it was 14.5% in 2009, when the unemployment rate for persons with a disability was first reported by the BLS—there is still much more that needs to be done to help workers with disabilities find jobs.

Fortunately, some best-in-class employers are already leading the way in disability inclusion in the workplace. Every year, the National Organization on Disability (NOD) recognizes these top employers with a seal for not only leading the way in disability inclusion, but also for tapping into the many benefits that come with hiring talent with disabilities, which include high rates of productivity, strong dedication, and greater engagement at work.

Below are the leading companies with jobs for people with disabilities in 2019. Listed in alphabetical order, these companies run the gamut from banks and insurance providers to manufacturers and health care companies.

Click through the links below to see if one of these companies would be a good fit for you.

Companies hiring workers with disabilities now:

  1. Accenture
  2. Aetna
  3. Anthem
  4. AT&T
  5. Barclays
  6. Department of Veterans Affairs Beckley Medical Center
  7. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  8. Boeing
  9. Capital One
  10. Colorado Springs Utilities
  11. Comcast
  12. Cox Communications
  13. Disney
  14. Dow
  15. DTE Energy
  16. DXC Technology
  17. Eli Lilly and Company
  18. Ernst & Young (EY)
  19. FirstEnergy
  20. General Motors
  21. The Hershey Company
  22. Hilton
  23. Horizon BlueCross BlueShield of New Jersey
  24. Humana
  25. Idaho National Laboratory
  26. Kaiser Permanente
  27. KeyBank
  28. KPMG
  29. Lockheed Martin
  30. L’Oreal
  31. Marriott International
  32. Mayo Clinic
  33. Merck
  34. MGM Resorts
  35. Moffitt Cancer Center
  36. National Grid
  37. National Security Agency
  38. Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Keyport Division
  39. New Editions Consulting
  40. Northrop Grumman
  41. Old National Bank
  42. Procter & Gamble
  43. Project Hired
  44. Prudential Financial
  45. PwC
  46. Randstad
  47. Rangam Consultants
  48. Reed Smith
  49. SEI
  50. Sempra Energy
  51. Skookum Contract Services
  52. TD Bank
  53. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
  54. TIAA
  55. T-Mobile
  56. S. Bank
  57. The Viscardi Center
  58. The Wehrman Collaborative (WeCo)
  59. Wells Fargo

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