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Persons With a Disability: Labor Force Characteristics 2009

Categories: Disability,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/disabl_08252010.pdf

Represents the first news release focusing on the employment status of persons with a disability.  Reports that 19.2% of persons with a disability were employed, compared to 64.5% of persons without a disability.  The unemployment rate for persons with a disability was 14.5%.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics