Disabled Vets Create Jobs At Business Boot Camp

As the U.S. unemployment rate hovers around 10 percent, many recent veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are finding it increasingly difficult to compete for jobs in the civilian work force. If they’re disabled, the task is all uphill, so some disabled vets are ...

Telework from a home office may be a reasonable accommodation

Allowing someone with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity to work at home may be a reasonable accommodation when the person’s disability prevents successfully performing the job on-site. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said that allowing an individual with a ...

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Celebrates 35 years

The National Council on Disability (NCD) celebrates 35 years of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a law designed to ensure a free and appropriate public education for every child with a disability. * * * Prior to the law’s enactment, millions of ...

Job Prospects Fall Short For Americans With Disabilities

More than 150,000 new jobs were created in October, but that wasn’t enough to budge the unemployment rate for Americans with disabilities, the Labor Department said Friday. Unemployment remained unchanged for those with disabilities at 14.8 percent in October. This comes as ...