Become a member

Employers for Disability NI (EFDNI) is a not-for-profit employer organisation. It is led by employers who value disabled employees and customers. It has a membership of almost 70 organisations from the public, private and voluntary sectors, representing approximately 20% of the Northern Ireland workforce.

Our Board of Directors, which develops plans and directs strategy, comprises employer representatives with many years of experience of immense benefit to members.

The tables below highlight some differences between members and non-members:

Table 1

Members Non-Members
Redeploy to Vacancies 55.8% 13.4%
Acquired/Modified Equipment 65.4% 12.2%
Acquired/Modified Materials 38.5% 8.5%
Provided Readers/Interpreters 38.5% 7.3%
Flexible HR Policies 80.8% 39.0%
Change Supervisory Methods 68.4% 31.6%
Parking/Transportation Adjustments 55.8% 22.0%

Table 2

Members Non-Members
Framing Questions for Disabled Applicants 88.5% 50.0%
Obtaining Medical Examinations/History 55.7% 33.0%
Medical Issues Affecting Health & Safety 71.2% 45.2%
Asking Applicants about Ability to Perform Jobs 75.0% 45.1%

Disability Law

Employers for Disability NI can help your organisation understand Disability Law, how it affects your organisation, and how you can develop policies and procedures that will enable you to comply with The Law.

How Does My Organisation Become a Member?

To find out how to join Employers for Disability NI, contact us.