March nTIDE Jobs Report

The 2014 NDEAM theme, EXPECT.EMPLOY.EMPOWER. appears in large white letters at the center of the poster on a blue backdrop of a collage of images of people with disabilities in a variety of work settings. On the right side is a large image from the back of a female wheelchair user. On the back of her chair are the words What can YOU do? The words at the bottom on a silver banner include National Disability Employment Awareness Month, DOL’s logo with the words Office of Disability Employment Policy United States Department of Labor and ODEP’s website: www.dol.gov/odep.The nTIDE Report from the Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire has come out with its March findings. For the sixth consecutive month, more people with disabilities are finding employment. Increasing from 24.6 percent in March 2014, the employment-to-population ratio is now 27.2 percent.  Additionally, the labor force participation rate has gone up from 29.5 percent March of last year to 31.1 percent for March 2015.

Read the full report here.