Category Archives: Disability discrimination

The Disabled Find it Difficult to Get A Job

The Census Bureau just released statistics showing that the disabled population is less likely to be employed, and more likely to be employed in low-paying jobs. It’s unclear from the report how detailed a statistical analysis underlays the conclusions.    The type of disability can surely affect a  person’s job prospects.  For example, someone with serious cognitive...
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EEOC Issues Guide on Discrimination against Domestic Violence Victims

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued a guide to employers on dealing with victims of domestic violence and similar related crimes.  Dating and domestic violence can be committed by either gender, and the victims are not always women.  The stereotypical target of stalking is female, however.  And when employers make decisions based on sex-based...
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