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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

17.6 Percent of Those with Disabilities Held a Job in 2013


By Zachary Lassiter
June 15, 2014

A recently-released report the by the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics says that only 1 in 6 American’s with disabilities held a job in 2013. The report also showed that the unemployment rate (those unemployed and actively seeking work) for those with disabilities doubled those that are not disabled.

A particularly interesting insight in the numbers pointed out that of those with disabilities that are successfully employed, most are self employed.

Read the report in full.

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