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Publication of the Week - Five Myths and the Real Facts for Employers

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Still today, more than 25 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law, people with disabilities are two times as likely to be unemployed, as compared to their non-disabled peers. There are a variety of reasons that attribute to this troubling statistic. However, one main explanation are the expectations and preconceived notions held by employers - the vast majority ...