Infographic: Small Business Statistics and Accommodation #1

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Four out of five small businesses do not see the cost of accommodations as a barrier to employing people with disabilities. 
Note: For the purposes of this study, we define small business as employer’s having 15- 500 employees.
Source: William Erickson (Yang-Tan Institute, Cornell University) analysis of Cornell/SHRM Survey 2011, Private employers only. N=525

“We really wanted to make sure that the employee joined us. So, we did what we had to [to accommodate].” -- Talent Acquisition & Human Resources Manager of a small information and technology company
Quote is from set of interviews with small business representatives conducted by the Northeast ADA research team to investigate small business needs around ADA implementation.

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