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This year marks 50 years since a major milestone in our ongoing quest to advance access and equity for people with disabilities: the passage of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
During Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we are spotlighting data on AA and NHPI workers with disabilities in skilled trade professions, which are critical for maintaining everyday infrastructure.
For many, the Family and Medical Leave Act is key to retaining employment after the onset of a disability, whether temporary or long-term, or undergoing treatment for a chronic condition.
How many women with disabilities are working in skilled trade positions?
Judy Heumann’s impact was profound. Her name is intertwined with the disability rights movement, and her activism embedded in nearly every policy advancement for people with disabilities in America.
Data analysis on Black workers with disabilities working in skilled trade professions
How many people with disabilities are working in skilled trades?
An ODEP employee reflects on the intersection of her identity and career.
Reflecting on mentors who have made a significant impact on our careers.
As the economy continues to recover from setbacks related to the COVID-19 pandemic, people with disabilities have re-entered the labor force in greater numbers and have even surpassed the pre-pandemic level