Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
man with hand on wheelchair wheel “I’ve noticed that there can be misconceptions about a disability hindering someone’s ability to make strategic decisions in the workplace or simply fulfill daily work tasks.” (Photo: Shutterstock)

As we head into 2021, one topic on every employers’ agenda is the need to develop an actionable plan to address diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). While the word “diversity” is often associated with racial diversity, especially following this summer’s social movements in response to the death of George Floyd and others, “diversity” has much broader implications. Gender diversity is probably the next that comes to mind, but what about physical diversity?

Rob Rusch Rob Rusch, tax director, PwC

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited BenefitsPRO.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical BenefitsPRO.com information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com

Already have an account?

Emily Payne

Emily Payne is managing editor at BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she spent the past eight years writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

More from this author



Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO
Live Chat

Copyright © 2022 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.