TITLE

On the job

PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
PN;Nov2005, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about publications related to medical care. The book "2-Second Commute," by Christine C. Durst and Michael D. Haaren is said to be the first mainstream publication. It informs that a disability can lead to huge medical bills while at the same time hindering a person's ability to work outside the home. The article also presents information on a 23-page report that show that performers with disabilities are more than 50% more likely to experience workplace discrimination than Americans without disabilities.
ACCESSION #
18645897

 

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