Disability inclusion has long been a priority for Giant Eagle. With a goal of hiring more people with disabilities in distribution centers, Giant Eagle partnered with NOD to develop a plan to implement the standards of universal design throughout a facility in Pittston, PA.
REI, the nation’s largest consumer co-op, hired the National Organization on Disability to lead a comprehensive disability hiring and training initiative at REI’s new state-of-the-art distribution center in Goodyear, Arizona.
Lowe’s partnered with the National Organization on Disability to establish a recruiting pipeline and hire workers with disabilities at four distribution centers. More than 400 workers have been hired since project inception.
Starbucks launched its Inclusion Academy and asked the National Organization on Disability to assist in establishing best practices, training managers, and identifying the best sourcing agencies for recruitment and continued communication.