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Disability inclusion is about more than hiring; it also means taking steps to retain the talents of valued employees with disabilities.

In addition to taking steps to recruit and hire people with disabilities, organizations should review their policies and processes to ensure they retain employees with disabilities. Numerous retention strategies can assist in doing so. The topics below provide information to help you ensure valued employees with disabilities, including those who may acquire a disability due to injury, illness or aging, succeed.

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Inclusive Retention: Applicable Laws and Regulations

Learn about federal laws and regulations that impact employee retention

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Retention Strategies

Explore strategies to help retain employees with disabilities

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Creating Inclusive Workplaces

Explore strategies for fostering a supportive and inclusive work culture

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Measuring Progress

Track and review data to ensure your workplace is retaining employees with disabilities

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Accommodations and Retention

Learn about the role accommodations play in retaining employees with disabilities

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Retention in Action: Case Studies

Read about companies’ efforts to ensure they retain employees with disabilities