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The employment rate for individuals with disabilities has soared since the mid-2020 depths of the COVID crisis.
Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; employment rate for population with disabilities, 16 years and over (in thousands)
The driving factors behind this remarkable surge include telework and a tight labor market.
With care and foresight, despite the inevitable ups and downs of the economy, employers can help protect these gains.
How Telework and a Tight Labor Market Have Favored Disability Employment
In the past, economic downturns severely impacted the employment rate for individuals with disabilities significantly more than for those