Employment can be a tricky prospect for people with disabilities who rely on Medicaid to complete even the most basic daily activities since earning too much can mean losing benefits.
People with disabilities faced an unemployment rate more than twice as high as that of the general population last year, according to new federal statistics.
A bipartisan group of senators is looking to provide financial incentives to states for helping people with disabilities live and work in the community.
A new, national survey finds that the majority of people with disabilities want to be employed, but they often encounter barriers to work.
The number of people with disabilities in the workforce is ticking up, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday.
With legislation signed this week, New Hampshire is set to become the first state in the nation to make it illegal for people with disabilities to be paid less than minimum wage.
Amid signs of continued improvement in the overall job market, the unemployment rate for Americans with disabilities dropped as well, government figures indicate.
With an eye toward increasing employment opportunities, a new effort is looking to provide people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the tools to work for themselves.
Federal officials want existing job training programs to better serve people with disabilities and they’re putting up millions of dollars to make it happen.
The Obama administration is proposing new regulations that would sharply limit people with disabilities from entering employment situations where they earn less than minimum wage.
The launch of a new pilot program positions Microsoft as the latest corporate giant looking to tap the employment potential of those on the spectrum.
Even as the overall job situation continues to improve, an increasing number of Americans with disabilities are unemployed, according to data from the U.S. Department of Labor.
The leader of the United Nations is calling on businesses around the world to step up and do their part in employing people with autism.
Efforts to increase work opportunities for people with developmental disabilities are largely centering on changing attitudes among employers.
As the job market continues to improve, the number of people with disabilities who are employed is also edging up.