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Leveling the Playing Field: Attracting, Engaging, and Advancing People with Disabilities

Authors: The Conference Board Research Working Group (RWG) on Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Disabilities



Description:

This report addressed the continuing high unemployment and under-employment rates among people with disabilities. It did so by reviewing literature and identifying trends in four different areas:

1. The business case - Is it advantageous for organizations to employ people with disabilities?

2. Organizational readiness - What should organizations do to create a workplace that helps people with disabilities thrive and advance? This section includes information on measurement and self-disclosure.

3. The global landscape - How is improving the employment outcomes of people with disabilities an issue around the world?

4. The future of employment of people with disabilities - What are the future challenges in ensuring full employment for people with disabilities?


-Description taken from the introduction of the report viewed online on 11/9/13 (http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1292&context=edicollect)


Contact Info:
Organization:The Conference Board, Inc.
Address:845 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022-6600
  
Phone:1-212-759-0900
  
Cost:No cost

Web Links

http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1292&context=edicollect
Download the Report (PDF)

http://www.conference-board.org/contact/index.cfm?id=1984
Email contact form for the authors

http://www.conference-board.org/
Home page of the authoring organization, The Conference Board


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