“Jobless Rate Has Showed Little Change For The Month October”

Posted: November 9, 2015 by AMCPress And Co in Activism, advocacy, Disability Advocates, Disability Awareness, Disability Issues, Disability News
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Recently a report came out that the jobless rate for people with disabilities has showed little change for October.  The stats show that the jobless rate for October is slightly higher than September. The report showed that October’s jobless rate is at 10.5% verses September’s jobless rate was at 10.4%.

The economy as a whole has seen a robust growth with 271,000 jobs during the month of October, the Labor Department’s month report indicated however the same agency has also stated the unemployment rate for the general population has dipped to 5 percent.

The feds began tracking the employment among people with disabilities in October of 2008. There isn’t enough data complied to establish seasonal trends among this population, the stats for this group are not seasonally adjusted.

The data on people with disabilities covers the ages of 16 years who do not live in institutions. The first employment report specific to this population was made available in February in 2009. The reports are released on monthly basis.



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