Disability Employment and Job Finding Information Document List

Summary: Our library below features 80 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Disability Employment category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.

Disability Employment Publications

Barriers to Entry for Disabled Tech Professionals
Research into barriers and challenges disabled tech professionals face when obtaining certifications (Informative).
Publish Date: 2023/05/24 - Updated: 2023/09/27

Many Orthotists Want to Quit the Profession
Over a third of orthotists, specialists who improve quality of life for people with long-term conditions and disabilities would leave the profession if they could.
Publish Date: 2023/01/12 - Updated: 2023/01/17

European Space Agency Seeks Parastronaut Recruit
ESA looking to recruit first disabled parastronaut for possible space missions to the International Space Station (ISS), The Moon and Mars (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2021/02/17 - Updated: 2023/10/05

2020 Canadian Employer Summer Job Funding Applications
The Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program helps employers create quality summer job opportunities and provide valuable work experience for youth aged 15 to 30 (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2020/02/01 - Updated: 2023/10/02

Lime Connect Partners on Ground-breaking Corporate Disability Study
Report Disabilities and Inclusion has uncovered that employees with disabilities make up an enormous talent pool that employers overlook far too often.
Publish Date: 2017/12/22

Career Education Research for Students with Autism and Developmental Disabilities
Project Discovery is a hands-on career education curriculum with systematic instruction and video modeling.
Publish Date: 2016/10/14 - Updated: 2021/04/30

Magnet: Online Job Matching for Canadians with Disability
Disability Discovery Project and Magnet online employment matching platform connects people with disabilities to employers.
Publish Date: 2016/03/11 - Updated: 2018/10/26

Want to Be a Doctor But Have a Disability?
For many young people with disabilities the dream of being a doctor may die when admission standards of most medical schools are checked.
Publish Date: 2016/02/12 - Updated: 2020/11/15

Weight-loss Surgery Employment Discrimination
Employers less willing to hire someone who had lost weight through surgery rather than through a change in lifestyle and behavior.
Publish Date: 2015/01/08 - Updated: 2020/10/30

People with Disabilities Earn 37% Less on Average
Among workers with high school degree or equivalent, those with disabilities earned on average less than their peers.
Publish Date: 2014/12/15 - Updated: 2021/02/25

Autism Expanded Employment Readiness Program
Exceptional Minds prepares young men and women living with autism for meaningful careers in digital animation, post-production, visual effects and multimedia.
Publish Date: 2014/10/30 - Updated: 2021/10/25

39% of Canadian Small Businesses Hire People with Disabilities
BMO Financial Group study found four in 10 (39 percent) of Canadian small business owners indicated they had hired someone with a disability.
Publish Date: 2014/10/11 - Updated: 2020/12/11

Employing Largest Untapped Work Force - People with Disabilities
Article by SourceAmerica on employment assistance for people with disabilities. Topics include education, leveraging existing resources, and current public policy.
Publish Date: 2014/08/06 - Updated: 2021/06/10

Workplace and Corporate Wellness Programs
Information relating to wellness programs in the workplace including weight management, health education, on-site fitness and other programs.
Publish Date: 2014/02/17 - Updated: 2021/08/30

Disappointing Results for Disability Employment Data in August
New data report shows employment ratio decreased from 27% in August 2012 to 26.4% in August 2013 for working age people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2013/09/07 - Updated: 2022/01/19

In Employment Situations Extra Pounds Can Equal Disability
Reclassification by the AMA affect employment practices by making it easier for employees to claim they suffer from disabilities and make it harder for employers to oppose claims for impairment.
Publish Date: 2013/08/19 - Updated: 2019/02/05

Employee and Employer Disability Divide
Clear divides between employer and employee perceptions around likelihood and impact of income threatening disability.
Publish Date: 2013/05/25 - Updated: 2021/04/22

VA Employment for Disabled
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is committed to increasing representation of qualified persons with disabilities in every level of its workforce.
Publish Date: 2013/01/31 - Updated: 2021/12/22

Hire More People with Disabilities! - Fortune 500 CEOs Challenge
NOD is challenging Fortune 500 CEOs to consider employing more people with disabilities in 2013.
Publish Date: 2012/12/27 - Updated: 2014/10/07

NASA to Mentor Students with Disabilities
NASA Office of Education agreement with District of Columbia Public Schools to foster science technology engineering and educational opportunities for high school students with disabilities (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2012/12/17 - Updated: 2023/10/09

Airport Wheelchair Service Employees: Aviation Access Certification Program
Aviation Access Certification Program is designed to raise quality and standardize service by airline wheelchair service employees nationwide.
Publish Date: 2012/10/19 - Updated: 2021/07/09

People with Disabilities and Employment
Article examines finding employment in today's society when living with a disability or health condition.
Publish Date: 2012/10/05 - Updated: 2021/07/15

Importance of Testing the Waters Before Changing Jobs
Quitting or losing your day job may offer you an opportunity to convert your talent into a paying profession.
Publish Date: 2012/08/17 - Updated: 2022/02/23

Rising Unemployment Rate for People With Disabilities
People with disabilities experienced an unemployment rate nearly 74 percent higher than the rate for people with no disability.
Publish Date: 2012/04/18 - Updated: 2013/06/17

ICESCR: People with Disabilities and Employment in America
Nations that signed the Covenant agreed to achieve the full realization of peoples right to work through inclusion of a number of efforts.
Publish Date: 2012/03/01 - Updated: 2021/10/11

Workers Compensation Benefits for Pre-existing Injuries Made Worse On the Job
When underlying juries are not work related workers compensation benefits may be available to employees whose duties cause an already existent condition to worsen and be disabling.
Publish Date: 2011/12/16

Veterans: Employers and Service Connected Disability
Examines veterans with service connected injuries or disabilities and questions related to employers Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations, and the processes involved.
Publish Date: 2011/12/10 - Updated: 2021/11/13

Hiring Bias a Barrier to Success in Workforce for People with Disabilities in Canada
Unemployment among Canadians with disabilities is disproportionate to general population and to a degree attributable to hiring bias that should be eliminated from Canadian corporations.
Publish Date: 2011/10/27

Workers with Disabilities Can Help Economy Grow
Encouraging public and private sectors to hire applicants with disabilities and benefit from the unique talents they bring to the workplace.
Publish Date: 2011/09/29

Work and Employment for Disabled
Examines employment and work issues for persons with a disability including benefits of hiring people with disabilities and related information.
Publish Date: 2011/08/30 - Updated: 2022/01/03

Working Mothers - Effects on Children
New report shows the ideal scenario for children was where both parents lived in the home and both were in paid employment.
Publish Date: 2011/07/25

Employment Option Resources for Disabled Job Seekers
Employment Options: The Ultimate Resource for Job Seekers with Disabilities and Other Challenges, written by Paula Reuben Vieillet, engages readers to interact in a way similar to working with a job placement specialist.
Publish Date: 2011/07/08 - Updated: 2022/02/16

U.S. Family and Medical Leave Act: Unpaid Leave
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that permits employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave.
Publish Date: 2011/06/07 - Updated: 2022/03/14

Removing Barriers for Employees with Disabilities
The Conference Board announces formation of a new Research Working Group, Improving Employment Outcomes for Employees with Disabilities.
Publish Date: 2011/05/11

Social Security Disability: Your Disability and Your Job
Your Disability and Your Job will inform the public as to how specific disabling conditions prevent or allow people with disabilities from performing certain job activities.
Publish Date: 2011/04/21 - Updated: 2022/04/17

Workplace Adaptions for Employees with Number Blindness Caused by Dyscalculia
Dyscalculia is a neurological condition which impairs peoples ability to use and process numbers.
Publish Date: 2011/04/19 - Updated: 2019/11/08

Workers Compensation Fraud Lower Than Estimated
Vast majority of workers comp claims are filed by honest hard-working people who sustained legitimate on-the-job injuries.
Publish Date: 2011/04/07

Silverlining Boutique Offers Real Life Work Experience for Students with Special Needs
March 9 opening of Silverlining resale boutique adjacent to its Culver City Campus.
Publish Date: 2011/02/28

Procedures to Follow if Injured at Work
When workers are injured on the job it is important for workers to follow certain procedures to ensure access to workers compensation benefits.
Publish Date: 2011/02/21

What to Do If You're Injured at Work
If you experience a serious injury on the job you may be entitled to benefits under workers compensation law or medical insurance.
Publish Date: 2011/02/18

Employment Accommodations for Employees with Cancer
Federal laws seek to empower those who wish to work and prevent employers from discriminating against individuals with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2011/02/16 - Updated: 2022/06/01

Senior Workers More Likely to Experience Very Long-Term Unemployment
Older Americans are more likely than any other age group to remain out of work for a long time.
Publish Date: 2011/02/03

Keep Baby Boomers on the Job Past Retirement Age
As Baby Boomers begin to turn 65 Americans believe they should be encouraged to work past normal retirement age.
Publish Date: 2010/12/28

Mentoring Project Assists Job Seekers With Disabilities
Courage Center clients participated in Disability Mentoring Day prior to the day they had reviewed a job description for the job shadowing role they would be observing.
Publish Date: 2010/12/05

Americans Leaving Big Retirement Money at Past Jobs
Complexity and Confusion Cause Americans to Leave Big Retirement Money at Past Jobs.
Publish Date: 2010/11/01

Living Well and Working Well with Disability Programs
Statistically individuals with disabilities maintain a much larger unemployment rate than those without a disability.
Publish Date: 2010/10/20 - Updated: 2013/06/01

Strategies for College Students for Landing a Job
Advice to parents in creating mental toughness for their college students in order to increase employability.
Publish Date: 2010/10/10

Obese Workers Cost Workplace More than Insurance, Absenteeism
The cost of obesity among U.S. full-time employees is estimated to be $73.1 billion.
Publish Date: 2010/10/08

People With Disabilities an Asset to the Workplace
Urging employers to consider the unique talents perspectives and contributions that people with disabilities bring to the workplace.
Publish Date: 2010/10/04

Unemployment Programs Lacking for People with Disabilities
Federal programs to assist the unemployed are failing job seekers with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2010/09/10

Tax Impact When Negotiating Employment Suits or Severance
Federal tax issues arise when an employee either receives money from a settlement or severance pay upon leaving a job.
Publish Date: 2010/08/13

Courses for Businesses to Keep Workers Safe
To make it safely back to work on Monday a new program is introducing workers to the importance of off-the-job safety.
Publish Date: 2010/06/10

Workers Compensation Benefits for Repetitive Motion Injuries
Workers compensation benefits are available for repetitive stress injuries that develop over time.
Publish Date: 2010/06/07

Jobs for Unemployed People with Disabilities
The majority of people with disabilities are finding it harder today to find employment.
Publish Date: 2010/01/22 - Updated: 2016/03/29

Project SEARCH: Opening Doors to Employment for Young People with Disabilities
SEARCH school-to-work program for developmentally disabled high school students transitioning from school to workplace.
Publish Date: 2010/01/14

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Disability Discrimination
US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforcement of federal laws makes it illegal to discriminate against job applicants and employees.
Publish Date: 2009/12/31 - Updated: 2017/11/14

Disability Employment Information, Facts, and Myths
Provides information regarding employment of persons with disabilities including facts and resources for employers.
Publish Date: 2009/12/21

Employment Options: Working for People with Disabilities
Employment services to people with disabilities and low-income populations in the MetroWest area.
Publish Date: 2009/12/07 - Updated: 2016/04/11

Conference Helps Employers Hire More People with Disabilities
Job prospects for Ontarians living with a disability are taking another step forward today.
Publish Date: 2009/11/05

Canada Employment Program Supports People with Disabilities in Vancouver
People with disabilities develop skills needed to make transition to the labor market thanks to support from the Government of Canada.
Publish Date: 2009/11/05

The APSE - People with Disabilities and Supported Employment
The APSE is a national non-profit membership organization that was founded under the name Association for Persons in Supported Employment.
Publish Date: 2009/11/05 - Updated: 2010/07/09

Survey Shows Wide Acceptance for Capabilities of Severely Disabled
Survey shows wide acceptance for capabilities of people blind, severely disabled, despite 60 percent unemployed.
Publish Date: 2009/10/23

Worksupport - Employment and People with Disabilities
Assisting persons with disabilities in maintaining employment while advancing their careers.
Publish Date: 2009/10/19 - Updated: 2011/08/27

Educate Employees about Disability Income Protection
Critical employers consider to help employees understand threat of disability.
Publish Date: 2009/10/02 - Updated: 2013/06/14

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Disability Employment Awareness Month heightens awareness while recognizing contributions of Americans with disabilities to our workforce and society.
Publish Date: 2009/08/22 - Updated: 2009/10/03

Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities - NISH - AbilityOne
Employment opportunities for people who are blind or severely disabled An article about NISH and the AbilityOne program.
Publish Date: 2009/08/20 - Updated: 2010/06/27

GettingHired Disability Employment Website
Website offers employment options for persons with disabilities, as well as opportunities for employers to connect with skilled workers (Informative).
Publish Date: 2009/06/11 - Updated: 2023/09/28

Employee Disability, Absenteeism and Productivity Issues
New survey says supervisors and managers are poorly equipped to deal with employee disability absenteeism and productivity issues.
Publish Date: 2009/06/05 - Updated: 2021/01/25

Hans Selye Foundation Targets 2009 Stress Casualties
Workplaces are reporting soaring 2009 stress casualties exactly as boiled over from the recessions of 1982 and 1992.
Publish Date: 2009/04/30

Self Employed Canadians Managing Recession but not Risk
85 percent of Canadians carry a debt load of $25K or less just over half of self-employed workers claimed their debt was in this bottom category.
Publish Date: 2009/04/01

Fitting In: When you are Unhappy with your Job
The main reason for depression is job dissatisfaction many people today are experiencing unhappiness in their work.
Publish Date: 2009/02/06

Ageism: Age Discrimination and Employment
Age discrimination and employment related issues are gaining more and more prominence in recent times due to a number of regulations and enactments which prohibit any kind of unlawful discrimination.
Publish Date: 2009/02/05 - Updated: 2021/06/20

How to Get a US Government Job
Information on applying for government jobs that offer better job stability and benefits than many comparable jobs in the private sector (Informative).
Publish Date: 2009/02/05 - Updated: 2023/10/10

Living and Working with a Disability
Living and Working with Disability gives a brief overview of disability and of the challenges a person may go through on a day-to-day basis.
Publish Date: 2009/02/05 - Updated: 2009/02/17

Whistle-blowing - Michelmores Employment Law Update
Claims of suffering a detriment or dismissal on account of making a protected disclosure under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998.
Publish Date: 2009/02/01 - Updated: 2009/02/06

Disability Employability Issues
There are many negative attitudes when it comes employing people with disabilities in todays work place.
Publish Date: 2009/01/17 - Updated: 2012/09/21

Disability As a Barrier to Work
When somebody has a disability, they are often considered to be less able to work than the average person.
Publish Date: 2009/01/09 - Updated: 2010/05/23

Consider your Welfare when Choosing an Employer
Working for an employer that does not consider your welfare as a human being can outweigh the financial advantages.
Publish Date: 2009/01/04 - Updated: 2016/06/13

Disability Discrimination and Employment Issues Australia
Australia has a range of legislation that addresses employment discrimination on the basis of disability.
Publish Date: 2009/01/04 - Updated: 2019/02/14

Disability Employment Resources
Resources that will be of assistance to people with disabilities looking for employment.
Publish Date: 2009/01/04 - Updated: 2010/06/25

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