Thursday 19 October 2017

Too few disabled have jobs – report

Colm Kelpie

Colm Kelpie

THE level of discrimination experienced by disabled people fell significantly between 2004 and 2010.

But researchers from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) have warned that too few people with disabilities currently have jobs.

A report from the think-tank and the Equality Authority shows that unemployment levels among those with disabilities increased from 8pc to 22pc over the period.

Irish Independent

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