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About EARN

The Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) offers information and resources to help employers recruit, hire, retain and advance people with disabilities; build inclusive workplace cultures; and meet diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) goals. 

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Start here to learn how to recruit, hire, retain and advance people with disabilities; why workplace inclusion of people with disabilities matters; and how EARN’s resources can help.

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    Phases of Employment

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    Build a pipeline of talent that includes people with disabilities.

  • Two men work at repairing an engine.


    Identify people who have the skills and attributes for the job.

  • A woman with a disability wearing a helmet works in a factory


    Keep talented employees with disabilities, including those who acquire them on the job.

  • A man uses sign language to communicate.


    Ensure that employees with disabilities have equal opportunities for advancement.

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EARN makes it easy to stay up-to-date on disability employment news and information. Start by subscribing to our monthly newsletter and eblasts, which will connect you to upcoming events, developing news and promising practices in the world of disability diversity and inclusion. And don’t forget to follow EARN on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

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Hiring in Action: Case Studies

Read about companies’ efforts to ensure their hiring processes are inclusive and meet their talent needs and diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) goals.

Companies use a variety of innovative approaches to ensure people with disabilities are included in their hiring efforts. Browse our case studies to learn more about best practices that may be emulated or adapted for your organization. 

Featured Case Study

JPMorgan Chase

Find out how JPMC developed an initiative to train and hire people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for professional roles within the organization, and pivot to remote work during the pandemic.

Case Studies

FALA Technologies: Manufacturing Career Opportunities

Learn about an innovative pre-apprenticeship program for people with disabilities in New York’s Hudson Valley.

Microsoft: Preparing Recruiters to Interview Job Candidates with Disabilities

Learn how Microsoft trained recruiters to interview job candidates with disabilities.

NASA: Developing a STEM Talent Pipeline through Inclusive Internships

Find out how a NASA internship program helps the agency support its disability inclusion efforts.

REI: Navigating Inclusion through Innovative Partnerships

Learn how partnering with the National Organization on Disability helped REI meet its workplace inclusion goals.

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