Employer attitudes hinder hiring of people with disabilities

04/26/2013 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Unemployment has increased among individuals with disabilities and government survey data show that people believe their disability is a barrier to getting hired. Stanley Holbrook of the Three Rivers Center for Independent Living in Wilkinsburg, Pa., said employer attitudes are a big problem and that companies often do not know they can make reasonable and inexpensive accommodations to allow workers with disabilities to achieve at a high level.

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