In September 2011, the percentage of people with disabilities in the labor force was 21.1. By comparison, the percentage of persons with no disability in the labor force was 69.7. In September 2011, the unemployment rate for those with disabilities was 16.1 percent, compared with 8.5 percent for persons with no disability, not seasonally adjusted. Research supports and companies report that people with disabilities are loyal & productive employees who can also provide valuable insight into the marketplace served by your company.
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