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Guelph study identifies job barriers for graduates with disabilities

Statistics Canada finds about 45% of Canada’s 2.3 million disabled workers have jobs

CBC News Posted: Dec 03, 2015 6:00 AM ET

A recent University of Guelph study shows Canadian university students with disabilities face disproportionate barriers to employment after graduation.

According to study co-author Brad Seward, unemployment rates are twice as high among graduates with disabilities and those who do succeed at finding full-time work earn an average of $4,000 to $6,000 less per year than students without disabilities.

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