Employment with a Disability
Employment of People with Disabilities
Workers with Disabilities Still Less Likely to be Employed and Receive Lower Earnings in 2008-10
- Published on Friday, 15 March 2013 13:56
The United States Census Bureau recently reported on their Disability Employment Tabulation 2008-2010 tables which offer useful statistics concerning employment of people with disabilities. It is well known that the employment of people with disabilities, especially when compared to those without disabiities, is significantly inbalanced.
11 Illegal Interview Questions You Don't Have to Answer
- Published on Friday, 08 February 2013 11:30
Disability.gov recently released a list of questions that employers should not ask during a job interview. They hope to help job-seekers with disabilities to fully understand how employment-related laws such as the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects them from discrimination during their job search.
Unemployment Rate for People with Disabilities Dropping
- Published on Friday, 25 January 2013 10:28
According to recent reports, the unemployment rate is dropping steadily for people with disabilities. A study by Allsup, a nationwide provider of SSDI representation reports the rate has reached its lowest level since the fourth quarter of 2008.
During the fourth quarter of 2012, the unemployment rate averaged 12.4 percent for people with disabilities and 7.3 percent for people with no disabilities. This compares to 13.7 percent for people with disabilities and 7.9 percent for people with no disabilities during the third quarter of 2012.
Campaign Encourages Youth with Disabilities to Pursue Career Goals
- Published on Thursday, 10 January 2013 11:43
A new video public service announcement has been released by the Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). The video titled "Because" features people with disabilities who are pursuing their career goals as a result of the support they receive. The PSA is meant to encourage others to do what they can to support their efforts. It also will help others understand that people with disabilities are capable employees.
Top 10 Companies for Employing Persons with Disabilities
- Published on Sunday, 30 October 2011 13:12
What makes a company a good employer for people with disabilities? It isn't just accommodations and flexible work schedules, although those are certainly important. Information collected as part of The 2011 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity survey shows these companies make a concerted effort to recruit, retain and promote people with disabilities and to create an inclusive corporate culture for people with both physical and hidden disabilities.
The Rise in the Unemployment Rate for Persons with Disabilities Contributes to the Downfall of our Economy
- Published on Tuesday, 17 April 2012 05:20
Resources for Employment
- Published on Sunday, 05 February 2012 02:11
Best Places for People with Disabilities to Work in the Federal Government
- Published on Tuesday, 18 December 2012 09:30
Recently, BestPlacesToWork.org added Employees with Disabilities as one of its components to rank the Best Federal Places to Work. The site is designed to help employees, job seekers and government leaders measure employee satisfaction and commitment across the 362 federal agencies and it's subcomponents. It is derived from nearly 700,000 civil servants.