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US Workers With Disabilities Are Still Struggling to Get Hired

While people with disabilities have reached every rung of the corporate ladder, a large percentage can’t find work despite record low unemployment.

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Future of Work: Workers With Disabilities Still Struggle to Get Hired

People with disabilities have remained chronically underemployed in the US for decades, despite laws against discrimination and the proven advantages they bring to the workplace and their employers.

On this episode of Bloomberg’s “Future of Work,” we explore how, even with unemployment at a stunning five-decade low, Americans with disabilities still face obstacles to being hired. We also meet some advocates and businesses trying to change that.