Disabled vets, some numbers, doing the right thing

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From the article, it is estimated that there could be a 41% unemployment figure for disabled vets.

Part of the trouble with recruiting for disabled vets specifically is that employers are not supposed to ask about disabilities in the hiring phase.  As I understand things, when an employee makes it known to a supervisor/boss that they have a specific disability, the employer should allow for “reasonable accommodations.”  (per the Americans with Disabilities Act[ADA])  Often, the sorts of accommodations probably won’t end up requiring the employer to make significant changes.

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