Hiring picked up in February, but not enough to tamp down a rise in unemployment among Americans with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday.
Adults with intellectual disabilities are struggling to find their place in the workforce, according to a new Gallup survey finding that two-thirds have no job.
An executive order requiring federal contractors to be paid at least $10.10 per hour will apply to workers with disabilities too, White House officials say.
For the first time in years, federal officials say that the number of disability-related job discrimination complaints dropped last year.
The Obama administration may be rethinking its decision to exclude many workers with disabilities from a plan requiring federal contractors to be paid at least $10.10 per hour.
The jobless rate for Americans with disabilities trended sharply upward for the first month of 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday.
Advocates are crying foul after learning that many individuals with disabilities will likely be left out of President Barack Obama’s plan to hike the minimum wage for federal contractors.
Placing adults with autism in more independent work environments may actually help alleviate symptoms of the developmental disorder, researchers say.
The unemployment rate for Americans with disabilities declined as 2013 came to a close, the government said Friday, but largely because many people stopped looking for work.
In an effort to teach job skills to young people with autism, a new program in Texas is turning to dogs.
The number of federal workers with disabilities is on the rise, with a new report finding that such employment has reached its highest level in more than three decades.
As the nation’s unemployment rate dropped to a five-year low last month, Americans with disabilities struggled to make gains in the job market, new data suggests.
When the new film “American Hustle” hits the big screen later this month, the credits will include a handful of individuals with autism.
Even amid last month’s government shutdown, the job situation remained relatively steady for Americans with disabilities, the U.S Department of Labor said Friday.
More Americans with disabilities found jobs last month, the U.S. Department of Labor said Tuesday in a report that was held up for weeks due to the government shutdown.