For the second year in a row, our company has been recognized as one of the best places to work for people with disabilities.
Whirlpool Corporation has been recognized as one of the best places to work for people with disabilities on the 2018 Disability Equality Index® (DEI®) Best Places to Work, joining a small league of companies with a 100/100 score.
Employee Resource Group AVID (Awareness of Visible and Invisible Disabilities) was delighted when they received the news Whirlpool Corporation had achieved a 100/100 score for the second year in a row.
“We’re honored,” said Menel Gregory, Sr Sourcing Manager and AVID ERG Lead. “This award is proof that disability awareness is embedded throughout the company. We strive to create an inclusive workplace and enable Whirlpool employees with disabilities to reach their fullest potential. By engaging with our company, our employees and the community, we can break down barriers and support those with visible and invisible disabilities.”
Top-scoring companies were recognized at the U.S. Business Leadership Network (USBLN) Annual Conference, “NextGen Disability Inclusion” on July 9. The recognition of being a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” is reserved for those companies that have scored 80 or above on the DEI. The full company list can be accessed here: https://www.disabilityequalityindex.org/top_companies.
About Disability:IN Disability:IN, formerly known as the US Business Leadership Network, is the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide. Partnering with more than 160 corporations, Disability:IN expands opportunities for people with disabilities across enterprises. The organization and 50 affiliates raise a collective voice of positive change for people with disabilities in business. Through its programs and services, Disability:IN empowers businesses to achieve disability inclusion and equality, with the goal of advancing inclusion to the point when the organization is no longer necessary.