by Ned Stoller Ned Stoller

Disability = Unemployed; It Doesn’t Have to be the Case

Here are some highlights from the Bureau of Labor Statistics report:

All terrain mechanics creeper showing how a person who cannot crawl can sit low to the earth and roll around on rough terrain while doing mechanical work.-In 2014, 17.1% of persons with a disability were employed

-Unemployment among persons with disabilities is two times higher than the general population, regardless of education

-33% of workers with disabilities who are employed only work part time part time