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The Critical Role of Mass Transit in Disability Employment - AS PUBLISHED IN LIBN, November 9, 2023

In the grand tapestry of American civil rights laws, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) stands as a beacon of progress, a testament to our society’s commitment to inclusivity and equal opportunity.

This landmark 1990 legislation—along with its predecessor, The Rehabilitation Act of 1973—aimed to tear down the barriers that prevented people with disabilities from fully participating in all aspects of American life, including the workplace.

According to 2022 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) eight in 10 people with disabilities were not part of the labor force, with their diagnoses precluding many from employment.

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Pappas: Mass Transit Role


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