ODEN (the Ontario Disability Employment Network) cites studies done by E.I. Dupont indicating that 86% of employees with a disability have average to above average attendance records, while Tim Hortons found that 87% of their employees with disabilities had better attendance than those without disabilities. Pizza Hut/Taco Bell demonstrated that employees with a disability were five times more likely to stay on the job.
The E.I. Dupont study showed that 86% of employees with a disability have average or above average attendance records. Toronto based Tim Hortons owner Mark Wafer (Megleen Inc.) reported that his employees with disabilities have an 87% better attendance record than his employees who don’t have disabilities.
A Pizza Hut – Taco Bell study showed that employees with a disability were 5 times more likely to stay on the job, while Megleen Inc. also reported an average annual turnover rate of 38% in an industry where the average turnover can be as high as 120%. These statistics demonstrate a significant financial savings, as well as much appreciated employee consistency in customer-facing industries.
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