Employment

News and opinion on employment for people with disability.

The blind photographer who fulfilled his dream to cover the Paralympics

Read the amazing story of the blind photographer who had a childhood dream of covering the Paralympics and how he achieved it.

The employment story of a young man with cerebral palsy

An interview with Nick about his work and volunteer experiences.

When the sheltered workshop closes

The move from a facility-based approach to integrated community employment supports.

Deaf workers: one in four has quit a job because of...

Deaf people face extreme discrimination in their employment and in relation to finding jobs.

Three ways employers get well-being at work wrong

Employers are often getting well-being at work wrong by focusing on physical health rather than mental and emotional health and well-being.

Bad For All Of Us: The backlash against open plan offices:...

The evidence is now overwhelming that open plan offices are detrimental on many fronts to workers, including our mental health.

Why working with a disability is harder than it has to...

Being disabled and taking care of everything that entails amounts to a part time job in itself & often prevents full time employment.

[Research] Almost half of businesses apprehensive about hiring people with disabilities

Almost half of UK businesses admit to being apprehensive about hiring someone with a disability because of fears they won’t be able to do the job and concerns about making inappropriate comments or actions.

Lawyer with multiple sclerosis ‘in closet’ highlights labour market exclusion

The shame and concerns of an invisible disability in relation to employment and disability discrimination.

Disabled people need not apply

An organisation supposedly dedicated to inclusion, equality, advocacy and disability rights has imposed requirements for a job that exclude many disabled people!
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