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Building An Inclusive Culture at Atlantic Grocery Distributors

Fear of the unknown often holds organizations back from building an inclusive workforce. According to a recent report by the Institute of Corporate Productivity, preconceived concerns about hiring workers with intellectual disabilities averaged 42% higher than challenges actually experienced employing them. At Atlantic Grocery Distributors Ltd. (AGD) in Bay Roberts, Newfoundland, this concern was top […]

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Wendy’s Inclusive Hires Demonstrate a Zero Percent Turnover

Visit any Wendy’s Restaurant in Prince Edward Island and you’ll find a diverse and inclusive workforce that has been part of the corporate culture for many years. “We’ve always been willing to hire anyone who wants to work. There are employees with some form of disability in every one of our restaurants,” says Mike Stargratt, […]

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Walmart Achieves Success Through Inclusive Hiring Practices

For many businesses in the retail and service sector across the country, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find and keep hardworking and motivated employees. According to Tanya Peach, Store Manager at the Walmart East Supercentre in Saint John, New Brunswick, more than half of the 20 seasonal employees she hired at the start of […]

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A Commitment to Inclusion at Sobeys

Every year, Sobeys Inc. and Safeway Distributors in Calgary, Alberta prepare more than 60,000 food hampers for underprivileged families. For Warehouse Superintendent, Jason Walker, this means hiring reliable and productive crew members who can assemble up to 240 hampers a day and meet the need over the holiday season. As an employer with a long-standing […]

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