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Launch of ‘The Future of Work and Disability - A Remote Opportunity’ research paper by Employers for Change and The Open Doors Initiative. 

The research focuses on the impact of remote working on people with disabilities during Covid19 and was sponsored by Positive2Work Skillnet Ireland.

To cite: O’Donnell, Joan (2021): The Future of Work and Disability: A Remote Opportunity, Employers for Change & The Open Doors Initiative. Link.

Employers for Change and the Open Doors Initiative will launch ‘The Future of Work and Disability - A Remote Opportunity’, a research paper looking at the impact of remote working on disabled people during Covid19. The research was sponsored by Positive2Work Skillnet Ireland.

Christabelle Feeney, Director of Employers for Change at the Open Doors Initiative will launch the report alongside the research author Joan O’Donnell, Doctoral Researcher, Maynooth University & Author of Research, David Joyce, Equality & Development Policy Officer, Irish Congress of Trade Unions, Alexis Goldfarb, Senior Consultant, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Vice-President at Northern Trust Corporation and Julianne Duffy Gillen, Young Adult Mentor, Explore Programme, Chime

The research lays out a number of leverage points which are based on the principles of connecting, learning and accommodating. The Open Doors Initiative and Employers for Change will take these learnings and engage with employers to ensure that we are addressing the needs of employers and employees with disabilities.

Click here to read the full report.

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