Employment

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Kmart Has Featured Models With A Disability For The First Time...

1. For the first time, Kmart Australia has included two models with a disability in their latest catalogue. ...

More than half of workers stay silent about mental health issues

UK research shows over 50% of people who take sick days for mental health reasons, do not reveal the reason to their boss.

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.

Dismissal over erratic behaviour was disability discrimination

A person engaged in erratic & argumentative behavior and was sacked but held the symptoms were caused by mental health and mental illness issues that the employer should have been aware of.

Report: People with autism earn about half as much

Wage earners with autism unfortunately earn half as much as their non disabled counterparts.

Why Society Is Making People With Disabilities Sick

An article about how the conditions for housing, employment and welfare that disabled people have inflicted upon them by society are making their health far worse.

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.

Our Experience: The day we hired a blind coder

We hired a blind programmer for our software team and he has done amazing work for us. Only minor adjustments in communications were required to ensure success.

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.

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