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The winners and finalist of the 2017 Human Rights Awards

Dec. 13, 2017, 2:54 p.m.

The Human Rights Medal is awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of human rights in Australia. The medal has a rich history of prestigious winners.


World: Working with disability poses complex challenges

Dec. 13, 2017, 2:44 p.m.

Have you ever made an accommodation to your workspace, or an assigned task, so you could better perform your job? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016, 17.9 percent of people with a reported disability were employed.


People with disability have a lot to offer employers

Dec. 7, 2017, 11:11 a.m.

People with disability are more likely to be unemployed or economically inactive. And even if they are employed, they are more likely to be underemployed and have poor quality jobs including lower perceived fairness of pay.


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