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Pandemic May Lead to New Thoughts on Workers with Disabilities

December 04, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic pushing employers and governments to rethink how they do business, advocates for those with disabilities see a chance for positive changes. On Tuesday, the Vermont Center for Independent Living released a report on what people with disabilities face in the work force, in terms of working and finding work to begin with. Sarah Launderville, executive director at VCIL, said Wednesday that the report is a first for the group and took about eight months to complete. It was done by the Public Assets Institute, which collected data from documents as well as conducted interviews with employers and people with disabilities. Read More