Disability Employment Statistics: How Is Your State Doing?

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In the study they compare all things disability-related, such as employment, wages, housing, poverty and more. South Dakota is the number one state for hiring people with disabilities, with 50.1% The highest gaps occur in Maine, Kentucky, District of Columbia, South Carolina, and West Virginia. The Disability Wage Gap. The last statistic we will highlight is wages. The benefits surpass any negatives but the fear and stigma is still present in our society.

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State

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Workers compensation is defined as a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue his or her employer for the tort of negligence. The main function of the Division is to ensure proper payment of compensation benefits along with necessary medical attention to employees injured on the job or their dependents in case of death.