Posts Tagged 'unemployment'

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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For those who may not be aware, October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). NDEAM is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. This year’s theme for NDEAM 2011 is “Profit by Investing in Workers with Disabilities,” which promotes the valuable contributions people with disabilities make to America’s workplaces and economy. The theme honors the contributions of workers with disabilities, and serves to inform the public that they represent a highly skilled talent pool that can help employers compete in today’s global economy.

Posted by Jenny Carlton Oct 06, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Disability Employment Statistics

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The unemployment rate among people with disabilities is high, and even higher compared to the rest of the population. A month ago, the U.S. Department of Labor released the 2011 disability employment statistics. The following numbers are based upon employment status of the civilian population by sex, age, and disability status, not seasonally adjusted.

Posted by Jenny Carlton Aug 04, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments