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Employing disabled workers

Brian Doyle

Employing disabled workers

the framework for equal opportunities.

by Brian Doyle

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Written in English


Edition Notes

Taken from Equal opportunities review, vol.12, 1987, pp.5-9.

SeriesEqual opportunities review -- v.12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21145827M

Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, designated by the United Nations as a day for promoting the rights of disabled people specifically: “It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political. No person with a disability should be prejudged regarding employment opportunities. MYTH: Considerable expense is necessary to accommodate workers with disabilities. FACT: Most workers with disabilities require no special accommodations and the cost for those who do is minimal or much lower than many employers believe. Studies by the Office of.

– The (American) Employment Opportunities for Disabled Americans Act was passed, allowing recipients of Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance to retain benefits, particularly medical coverage, after they obtain work.   The Disabled Access Credit provides a non-refundable credit for small businesses that incur expenditures for the purpose of providing access to persons with disabilities. An eligible small business is one that earned $1 million or less or had no more than 30 full time employees in the previous year; they may take the credit each and every year.

  However, young people with disabilities face far fewer options for employment than non-disabled candidates. Across the UK, only 6% of young people with learning difficulties are in employment, and according to Disability Rights UK, employees with disabilities earn nearly £1 an hour less than non-disabled workers.   Pathways offers employment services no matter the intensiveness of the disability (they have a lottery system). “The important work is upfront,” .


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