Original Publication Date: March, 2019
Focus: Employment

In the paper led by Dr. Silvia Bonaccio of the University of Ottawa/Telfer School of Management and the CDPP Employment Team, evidence-based responses to 11 specific concerns that employers have about people with disabilities, from pre-employment and entry experiences to the final dissolution of the employment relationship are provided. The paper summarizes and evaluates the relevant empirical evidence, and provides recommendations for organization and avenues for future research. 

Click the links below for the press releases from the University of Ottawa and Telfer School of Management:

https://media.uottawa.ca/news/debunking-myths-about-people-living-disabilities-workplace

https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/research/innovative-thinking/concerns-about-people-living-with-disabilities-in-the-workplace

Click the link for the open access paper : https://doi.org/10.1007/s10869-018-9602-5 

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