n IMIESA - Employing people with disabilities : skills and training

Volume 31, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 10, Oct 2006, p. 37
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... IMIESA OCTOBER 2006 - 37 Employing people with disabilities (PWDs) can be rewarding and should not be viewed as a burden or extra cost, says Kim Krynauw, organiser of the Disability 2006, which includes a disability conference to be presented from 1 to 3 November and a disability expo from 2 to 4 November at Gallagher Estate. "Statistics show that the cost assumption is false and that hiring people with disabilities usually results in many direct and indirect benefits, " explains Krynauw. "The benefits can include improved productivity, lower absenteeism, lower staff turnover, retention of skills, improved staff morale, ..

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