A leading software company, with offices in the United States and around the globe, is launching a strategic effort to hire people with autism in order to tap their unique talents.
The agency tasked with enforcing the nation’s employment discrimination laws is taking steps to clarify the rights of people with intellectual disabilities in the workplace.
In an effort to identify better strategies to help young people with disabilities transition from school to work, a handful of federal agencies are seeking public input.
As the economy added 165,000 jobs last month, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday that the employment situation remained largely unchanged for Americans with disabilities.
Federal regulators are suing Walmart for allegedly looking the other way while an employee with developmental disabilities was sexually harassed by a co-worker for years.
Under mounting pressure from the U.S. Department of Justice, one state now plans to start moving away from sheltered workshop placements for people with developmental disabilities.
In a what’s being billed as a first-of-its-kind approach, a new car wash is staffed almost entirely by people with autism and backers of the company are looking to take the model national.
The unemployment rate for Americans with disabilities edged upward last month, as employers added fewer jobs across the board, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday.
The Obama administration is looking to become directly involved in a class-action lawsuit that has people with developmental disabilities seeking greater employment opportunities.
People with disabilities are three times less likely to be employed and, when they are working, they’re earning 75 cents for each dollar others are paid.
Through a nationwide effort, state leaders from Delaware to Utah are implementing policies and developing partnerships to boost the number of people with disabilities in the workforce.
As the nation’s unemployment rate dropped to a four-year low, people with disabilities saw improvements in the labor market as well.
Traditionally, many people with disabilities have been required to prove their “job readiness” in order to be hired by the nation’s largest employer. Not anymore.
The unemployment rate among Americans with disabilities increased significantly in January, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday.
More complaints of disability-related job discrimination were filed last year than ever before, new statistics show.