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Disability Employment: Information & Jobs for Persons with Disabilities Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Employment category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Disability Employment: Information & Jobs for Persons with Disabilities Publications

2017-12-22 : 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.

2016-10-14 : 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.

2016-03-11 : Magnet: Online Job Matching for Canadians with Disability : Disability Discovery Project and Magnet online employment matching platform connects people with disabilities to employers.

2016-02-12 : 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.

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

2014-12-15 : 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.

2014-10-30 : Autism Job Challenge Addressed by Expanded Work Readiness Program : Exceptional Minds prepares young men and women living with autism for meaningful careers in digital animation, post-production, visual effects and multimedia.

2014-10-11 : Four in 10 Canadian Small Business Owners Hire People with Disabilities : BMO Financial Group study found four in 10 (39 per cent) of Canadian small business owners indicated they had hired someone with a disability.

2014-10-08 : Billionaire Carlos Slim and Anthony K. Shriver Call on Employers to Hire Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities : I AM IN TO HIRE a campaign seeking to raise awareness of lack of employment for those living with IDD and to showcase benefits of employing them.

2014-08-06 : How We Can Employ the Largest Untapped Labor Force - People with Disabilities : Article by SourceAmerica on employment assistance for people with disabilities - Topics include Education, Leveraging Existing Resources, and Current Public Policy.

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

2013-09-07 : 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.

2013-08-19 : 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.

2013-05-25 : Employee and Employer Disability Divide : Clear divides between employer and employee perceptions around likelihood and impact of income threatening disability.

2013-01-31 : Veterans Affairs People with Disabilities Employment Program : The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is committed to increasing representation of qualified persons with disabilities in every level of its workforce.

2012-12-27 : Hire More People with Disabilities! - Fortune 500 CEOs Challenge : NOD is challenging Fortune 500 CEOs to consider employing more people with disabilities in 2013.

2012-12-22 : Leadership Development Program for Career Professionals in Developmental Disabilities : NCCDD has unveiled a new program to help develop the leaders of the future for North Carolina organizations that work to serve people with disabilities.

2012-12-17 : 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.

2012-10-19 : 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.

2012-10-05 : People with Disabilities and Employment in the Year 2012 : Article examines finding employment in todays society when living with a disability or health condition.

2012-08-17 : Keep Your Day Job - Importance of Testing the Waters Before Changing Careers : Quitting or losing your day job may offer you an opportunity to convert your talent into a paying profession.

2012-04-18 : 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.

2012-03-01 : 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.

2011-12-16 : 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.

2011-12-10 : Veterans, Employers, and Service-connected Disabilities : Examines veterans with service connected injuries or disabilities and questions related to employers Americans with Disabilities Act reasonable accommodations and the processes involved.

2011-10-27 : 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.

2011-09-29 : 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.

2011-08-30 : People with Disabilities - Work and Employment : Examines employment and work issues for persons with a disability including benefits of hiring people with disabilities and related information.

2011-07-25 : 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.

2011-07-08 : Employment Options: The Ultimate Resource for Job Seekers with Disabilities and Other Challenges : Employment Options for Job Seekers with Disabilities and Other Challenges engages readers similar to working with a job placement specialist.

2011-06-07 : Family and Medical Leave Act - Unpaid Leave : The Family and Medical Leave Act is a federal law that permits employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave.

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

2011-04-21 : 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.

2011-04-19 : How to Adapt the Workplace for Employees with Number Blindness Caused by Dyscalculia : Dyscalculia is a neurological condition which impairs peoples ability to use and process numbers.

2011-04-07 : 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.

2011-02-28 : 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.

2011-02-21 : 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.

2011-02-18 : 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.

2011-02-16 : 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.

2011-02-03 : 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.

2010-12-28 : 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.

2010-12-05 : 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.

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

2010-10-20 : Living Well and Working Well with Disability Programs : Statistically individuals with disabilities maintain a much larger unemployment rate than those without a disability.

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

2010-10-08 : 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.

2010-10-04 : 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.

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

2010-08-13 : 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.

2010-06-10 : 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.

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

2010-01-22 : Jobs for Unemployed People with Disabilities : The majority of people with disabilities are finding it harder today to find employment.

2010-01-14 : 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.

2009-12-31 : 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.

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

2009-12-07 : Employment Options: Working for People with Disabilities : Employment services to people with disabilities and low-income populations in the MetroWest area.

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

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.

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.

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

2009-10-19 : Worksupport - Employment and People with Disabilities : Assisting persons with disabilities in maintaining employment while advancing their careers.

2009-10-02 : Educate Employees about Disability Income Protection : Critical employers consider to help employees understand threat of disability.

2009-08-22 : 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.

2009-08-20 : 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.

2009-06-11 : Disability Employment Website : Website offers employment options for persons with disabilities, as well as opportunities for employers to connect with skilled workers.

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

2009-04-30 : 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.

2009-04-01 : Self Employed Canadians Managing Recession but not Risk : 85 per cent 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.

2009-02-06 : 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.

2009-02-05 : 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.

2009-02-05 : How to Get a Government Job : Information on applying for government jobs that offer better job stability and benefits than many comparable jobs in the private sector.

2009-02-05 : 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.

2009-02-01 : 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.

2009-01-17 : Disability Employability Issues : There are many negative attitudes when it comes employing people with disabilities in todays work place.

2009-01-09 : 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.

2009-01-04 : 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.

2009-01-04 : Disability Employment Resources : Resources that will be of assistance to people with disabilities looking for employment.

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