- Hiring people with disabilities increases worker compensation rates? True/False
- Employees with disabilities have a higher rate of absenteeism? True/False
- People with disabilities need to be protected from failing? True/False
- Considerable expense is necessary to accommodate people with disabilities? True/False
- Employees with disabilities are more likely to have accidents than employees without disabilities? True/False
According to the Presidents Committee on People with Disabilities, answers to all the questions are “false.”
(Responses to the above questions)
- Insurance rates are based on the relative hazards of the operation, not on whether workers have disabilities.
- Studies show that employees with disabilities are not absent any more than non disabled employees.
- People with disabilities have the right to experience the full range of human experience, including success and failure.
- Most workers with disabilities require little or no special accommodation. Fifty-one percent cost less than $500.
- Studies show that the safety records of the disabled and non-disabled are identical.
People with disabilities deserve the opportunity to experience the “American Dream” without discrimination. Yet studies show the majority of working-aged people with disabilities cannot find employment.
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