US law puts disabled people back to work

Overell, Stephen
September 1996
People Management;9/12/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 18, p13
Discusses the evidence of the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act to bringing employment to disabled people. Data released by the United States Census bureau on the number of disabled people employed from 1991 to 1994; Harris polls of 1986 and 1994 on the number of disabled people with jobs; Difficulty in measuring unemployment.


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