. . . . . . . . . . NOTE: Percents may sum to more than 100 percent because persons with a disability were able to report more than one barrier to employment. . . . . . . . . For example, changes in the demographic characteristics of people with disabilities can complicate comparisons of data over time. . . . . . 35 to 44 years. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Employed persons with a disability by age, sex, and level of disability-related difficulty in completing current work duties, July 2019, Percent of total employed by level of difficulty, Table 8. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Addressing the Data Gap in Disability Employment, State Exchange on Employment and Disability (SEED). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . We are the nation's most respected bipartisan organization providing states support, ideas, connections and a strong voice on Capitol Hill. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . This information was obtained from answers to two questions. . . . Total, 25 years and over. . . . . . . . . This information was obtained from responses to two questions. . Specific data on their employment situation are even harder to find. . . . . . . NOTE: Persons who worked at home include those who responded that they work at home when asked about their typical commute and those who responded yes when asked if they do any work at home for their job or business. . . . . . . . . . . . . The July 2019 supplement was designed to gather data in several specific areas related to the employment situation of persons with disabilities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BLS - U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics published this content on 01 May 2020 and is solely responsible for the information contained therein. . . . . . . . . . . . . Individuals could identify multiple commuting methods. . . Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies by State. . . . . . . Regardless of disability status, the likelihood of having a flexible work schedule was higher for persons with at least a bachelor's degree than for those with less education. . . . . . In July 2019, 50.6 percent of persons with a disability were age 65 and over, compared with 16.4 percent of those with no disability. . . . . . . . . Work at home. . . . . . . . . . The collection of these data was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor's Chief Evaluation Office. . . . . Not employed includes persons who were unemployed or not in the labor force. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Among those who were not employed, a greater proportion of persons ages 16 to 64 reported a barrier to employment in July 2019 than those age 65 and over (71.3 percent and 30.4 percent, respectively). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . This estimate does not represent all persons with a disability who have never worked. . . 16 to 64 years. Employed persons with a disability were more likely than those with no disability to have flexible work schedules in July 2019 (46.8 percent and 38.7 percent, respectively). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Men. . . . . Tel: 202-624-5400 | Fax: 202-737-1069, Research, Editorial, Legal and Committee Staff, E-Learning | Staff Professional Development, Communications, Financial Services and Interstate Commerce, Copyright 2021 by National Conference of State Legislatures. . . . . . . . . . . . Train/subway. . . . 45 to 54 years. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Individuals could give multiple responses. . . . . Unemployment rate represents the number of unemployed persons as a percent of the civilian labor force. . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 to 34 years. . . . . . . . . . . . . . State legislatures are working to increase employment of people with disabilities through a variety of policy approaches. . . . . . Selected questions and concepts from the July 2019 supplement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . In the past 5 years, have you received assistance from: Financial assistance. . . . . . . . . . . Disability employment issues must remain at the forefront, even though Disability Awareness Month has come to an end. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, does anyone have difficulty doing errands alone such as visiting a doctor's office or shopping? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Unemployed. . . Passenger in a friend or family member's car. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fact Sheet 1Employment of persons with disabilitiesData on persons with disabilities are hard to come by in almost every country. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . In July 2019, 6.3 percent of employed persons with a disability held jobs that were temporary, compared with 4.6 percent of those with no disability. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DisABILITY Resources Toolbox (DART) ADVERTISEMENT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The monthly CPS data also are affected by nonsampling error. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Members range in size from small support groups to … . . . . . . . . . Women. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Contact the Office on Disability Issues in … . . . . 16 to 64 years. . Abstract—This paper explores the challenges and benefits relating to the employment of persons with disabilities (PWDs) from the perspective of managers in Japanese companies. . High school graduates, no college1. . . Australians with disability can face a range of individual and structural barriers at different stages of employment including recruitment, retention and re-entering the workforce. . . . Do you do any work at home for your job or business? . . . . . . . . Collectively, our 990 NDS members operate several thousand services for Australians with all types of disability. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . respond to the question identifying barriers to employment. . . . . . Some college or associate degree. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . While many employers successfully employ people with disabilities, for others, limited disability know-how and a fear of the unknown can be issues. . . . . . . . . . Have you ever worked for pay at a job or business? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The monthly CPS uses a set of six questions to identify persons with disabilities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Employed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Have you ever requested any change in your current workplace to help you do your job better? . . . . . . Information in this release will be made available to sensory-impaired individuals upon request. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOTE: A temporary job is one that lasts only for a limited time or until the completion of a project. . . . . . . . . . . . . NCSL offers a number of resources on employment policy for people with disabilities. Additional information on the concepts and methodology of the CPS is available on the BLS website at www.bls.gov/cps/documentation.htm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Table 13. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . This new NCSL resources featrures dozens of policy options and state examples designed to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities. . (See table 4.). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . An improvement, for sure, but there’s still room to do better: When WMRI asked survey respondents what they thought would further improve the hiring process, more than half of all people with a visible disability surveyed (59 percent) said %% %% WORKING MOTHER RESEARCH INSTITUTE. . . . . . . The reasons for this are complex. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . This information was obtained from a supplement to the July 2019 Current Population Survey (CPS), a monthly survey of about 60,000 households that provides statistics on employment and unemployment in the United States. . . . A SSISTANCE, AND O THER L ABOR-R ELATED I SSUES - J ULY 2019. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Women. . . . . . . . . . Women. . . . Women. . . . . . . . . . . . Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Table 2. . . . . 65 years and over. . . Disability discrimination: key points for the workplace 4 impairments which are visible can be easy to identify, there can be others which are not obvious – for example, some mental health conditions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . It excludes a small number of unemployed persons who have never worked before. . . . . . . . . . . . . Not in the labor force includes all persons who are not classified as employed or unemployed. . . . . . . Employed persons with temporary jobs by age, sex, educational attainment, and disability status, July 2019. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) — Annual effort led by ODEP to raise awareness about disability employment issues and celebrate the contributions of America's workers with disabilities. . . . . In the states and territories, employment and educational achievement rates for people with disabilities continue to trail the rates for those without disabilities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All employed persons were asked the following question to determine if their jobs were temporary. . . . . Individuals could identify multiple changes. Each of the questions asks the respondent whether anyone in the household has the condition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Not in the labor force. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tel: 303-364-7700 | Fax: 303-364-7800, 444 North Capitol Street, N.W., Suite 515 . . . . In July 2019, 58.1 percent of persons with a disability received financial assistance within the past year from one or more of the following sources: Workers Compensation, Social Security Disability Income, Supplemental Security Income, Veterans Disability compensation, disability insurance payments, Medicaid, Medicare, and other payments or programs. . . Additional APA Resources. . More information on the disability questions and the merits and limitations of the CPS disability data is available on the BLS website at www.bls.gov/cps/cpsdisability_faq.htm. . . . . There are a variety of programs designed to provide financial assistance to people. Taxi. . . . . . . . . The Yang-Tan Institute advances knowledge, policies, and practices to enhance the opportunities of people with disabilities through our projects, training, technical assistance, research, and publications. . Other. . . . 16 to 64 years. . . . . . . . . . . . . Employment Issues Paper | Page 3 • who are in the labour force are also less likely to be employedthe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The disability questions are as follows. . . . . . Independent Not Unemployable. . . . . . . . . For persons with and without a disability, other commuting methods were used much less often; these methods included riding in a friend or family member's car, taking a bus, walking, and taking the train or subway. Date created: 2012. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Flexible work hours. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Walk. . . . . Bachelor's degree and higher2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The first, asked of all employed persons, was as follows. . . . . (2018). . . . High school graduates, no college2. . Does anyone have difficulty dressing or bathing? . . . . . . . Among persons with a disability who were not in the labor force in July 2019 (that is, neither employed nor unemployed), 88.6 percent had worked previously. . . . In July 2019, 19.2 percent of persons with a disability were employed, which was less than one- third of the employment-population ratio for persons with no disability (67.1 percent). . . In July 2019, 55.8 percent of women and 52.2 percent of men reported some difficulty completing work duties due to their disability. Employed persons who requested a change in their current workplace to help them do their job better by age, sex, and disability status, July 2019. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 years and over. (Differences in use of financial assistance among those with a disability reflect a variety of factors such as age, work history, or program eligibility requirements.). . NOTE: Persons with a disability were able to report more than one barrier to employment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees. . NDS calls for greater coordination of workforce training initiatives, improved training quality and more support for people with disabilities to gain employment. . In July 2019, the vast majority (91.7 percent) of those who received financial assistance within the past year reported that the program(s) they used did not cause them to work less than they otherwise would have. . . . . . . . . . . CPSisavailableat www.bls.gov/cps/documentation.htm#reliability. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Is your job temporary? . . . . . . . . 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