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Retention in Action: Case Studies

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

Companies have used a variety of innovative approaches to retain employees with disabilities. Browse our case studies to learn more about best practices that may be emulated or adapted for your organization. 

Featured Case Study


This video series highlights PepsiCo's work in creating an inclusive workplace, including addressing public safety and mental health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Case Studies

Best Buy: Powering Inclusion and Retention Through Training

Learn how specialized training helped the electronics retailer better support neurodiverse employees and customers.

Lockheed Martin: Making a Small Investment to Retain Talent

Find out how providing workplace accommodations helped Lockheed Martin retain a valued employee.

Social and Scientific Systems: Investing in a Valued Employee

Learn how a research analyst returned to work after a spinal cord injury with support from her employer.

Volk Packaging Corporation: Making a Commitment to Disability Inclusion

Learn how a small business fosters an inclusive workplace culture.

Deloitte: Retaining a High Performing Employee through Workplace Accommodations

Learn why workplace accommodations are an important retention strategy.

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