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?

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Emily Payne

Emily Payne is director, content analytics for ALM's Business & Finance Markets and former managing editor for BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she has spent the past decade writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.