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Developing a Web Accessibility Business Case for Your Organization 
http://www.w3.org/WAI/bcase/
W3C's "Developing a Web Accessibility Business Case for Your Organization resource suite" is designed to help organizations develop a business case for web accessibility customized to their organization. The resource suite presents many different aspects of web accessibility and includes guidance on incorporating these aspects into an organization's business case.

Employment Incentives 
http://www.employmentincentives.org/
Employment Incentives is a program of the Sierra Group that promotes and shares information about the economic incentives available to businesses that hire and retain employees with disabilities, including both federal and state programs and initiatives designed to promote the hiring of qualified candidates with disabilities.

Exploratory Case Study Research on Web Accessibility 
http://www.springerlink.com/content/r3t6p2p43u21np14/
This academic journal article presents an analysis of the implications of web accessibility in four sectors and provides a managerial approach for identifying and measuring the impact of web accessibility.

How To Sell Accessibility 
http://www.sitepoint.com/sell-web-accessibility/
This article discusses the benefits to businesses of having an accessible website. It emphasizes the ways in which an accessible web site can both save and make organizations money.

Massive Business Case for Accessibility  
http://www.it-analysis.com/business/compliance/content.php?cid=9258
This article presents the business case for web accessibility, using one company's experience as an example.

Modest Investments in Technology Accommodations Reap Big Rewards for Employers 
http://usodep.blogs.govdelivery.com/2011/08/24/modest-investments-in-technology-accommodations-reap-big-rewards-for-employers/
This blog post argues that educating employers and the community is a key factor in understanding how people who are blind can seamlessly fit into and significantly contribute to the workforce which provide considerably greater benefits to the employer, and basically negate the cost of accommodation.

Proctor & Gamble Flexicenter Opens Doors to Employees with Disabilities 
http://www.mpbn.net/News/MPBNNewsforVillageSoup/tabid/1144/ctl/ViewItem/mid/3695/ItemId/17460/Default.aspx
When Proctor & Gamble was planning its new customization center, P&G executive Miguel Garcia, whose daughter has Down Syndrome, proposed staffing it with persons with disabilities. To date, the company has hired 52 people for its FlexiCenter; about 19 of them with disabilities. The FlexiCenter is, at the moment, the most substantial hiring program for those with disabilities in Maine, and now more local companies are beginning to rethink their hiring policies in light of P&G’s program.

The Business Case - from Secretary Martinez 
http://www.gettheprofessionaledge.com/Solutions_July2012_Article4.html
Assistant Secretary Martinez explains to employers how hiring people with disabilities is good for business.

The Business Case for HIV/AIDS 
http://www.dol.gov/odep/topics/hivaids/businesscase.pdf
What does it mean for a business to employ workers who are living with HIV/AIDS? Thisbooklet of questions and answers can help employers understand the benefits of and how to foster a work environment welcoming of the skills and talents of all individuals, including individuals living with HIV/AIDS.

Think Beyond the Label  
http://www.thinkbeyondthelabel.com/default.aspx
Think Beyond the Label an organization committed to making the business case for employing people with disabilities. They are a partnership of health and human service and employment agencies, coming together to build a uniform national infrastructure and approach that connects businesses to qualified candidates with disabilities. Employers can use this website to find their local service provider to find applicants with disabilities within their state and to find resources on the business case for hiring people with disabilities, myths and facts about employing people with disabilities, tax incentives, and best practices.

Why Accessibility Makes Sense 
http://accessites.org/why/index.php
This presentation-style resource explains the value of web accessibility and why it makes sense for web developers in an organization to practice accessible design and why it is critical for the organization's clients.

Why Accessibility? Motivating Learners To Bring About Change  
http://webaim.org/articles/training/motivate
This WebAIM article discusses the common motivations for organizations to pursue web accessibility. These include legal, ethical and business motivations.

Workplace Accommodations: Low Cost, High Impact 
http://askjan.org/media/lowcosthighimpact.html
This Job Accommodation Network (JAN) research summary discusses the costs and benefits to employers of providing workplace accommodations. It concludes that the benefits employers receive from making workplace accommodations far outweigh the costs. JAN found that providing accommodations resulted in retention of valuable employees, improved productivity and morale, and reduced workers’ compensation and training costs, and improved company diversity. 57% of accommodations cost absolutely nothing to make, while the rest typically cost only $500.

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