Disability Employment Shows Improvement – Disability Scoop

From Disability Scoop: “The number of Americans with disabilities who are employed is on the rise, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Labor.

The agency’s monthly jobs report indicates that unemployment among those with disabilities dipped to 9.3 percent in June, an improvement over the 10.1 percent recorded the month prior.

While an increasing number of people with disabilities are on the job, however, this population continues to struggle when compared to the workforce as a whole. Overall, the economy added 223,000 jobs in June and the unemployment rate for the general population fell to 5.3 percent.”

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Author: New York State DCDT

The New York DCDT strives to increase collaboration efforts in effective transition planning for individuals with disabilities by reducing the duplication of efforts and aligning resources and communication.

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