The team from RMIT University share examples of their work with the Australian Network on Disability (AND) to improve the attraction, retention and progression of staff with disability, and how that work aligns with the SAGE Athena Swan initiative at RMIT.
RMIT is an Athena Swan Bronze Award holder and the first Australian university to become an AND Disability Confident Recruiter. They were named #2 in the AND 2020-21 Access and Inclusion Index, a national benchmarking tool that ranks organisations by accessibility for people with disability in physical, technological and cultural environments.
- Most common workplace adjustments are cost-neutral
- Hear about initiatives like the Workplace Adjustment Passport, which allows for seamless continuity in assistance for staff moving between roles at RMIT
- In the Q&A: Encourage people to disclose disability by focusing on the barrier(s) and presenting a value proposition for providing that information
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