nTIDE COVID Update: Unemployment elevated barely in June for folks with and with out disabilities
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Unemployment elevated barely in June for folks with and with out disabilities, in accordance with Friday’s National Trends in Disability Employment (nTIDE) COVID Update. The June knowledge are per the beneficial properties in labor drive participation charges detailed on this month’s prior nTIDE report, famous nTIDE knowledgeable John O’Neill, PhD, director of the Center for Employment and Disability Employment Research at Kessler Foundation.

We must keep in mind that unemployment knowledge consists of folks in search of work, so this month’s unemployment image seems to mirror folks coming into the labor market to extend household earnings in response to the quickly rising price of residing.”

Andrew Houtenville, PhD, professor of economics on the University of Hampshire (UNH) and analysis director of the UNH Institute on Disability

While efforts to stem inflation will start to sluggish financial progress, there will likely be a lag within the results on employment. “We would not be seeing the impact of counter-inflationary measures on the labor market so soon,” Dr. Houtenville defined. “It takes a while for a downshift in economic growth to lead to job losses. If the inflation trend continues, however, the Fed may take more actions that would raise the risk of a more drastic downshift.”

Monitoring the National Trends in Disability Employment will assist us monitor the affect of those financial shifts on folks with disabilities. Register now for upcoming nTIDE webinars scheduled for August 5 and August 19: nTIDE Lunch & Learn Webinar Series | Center for Research on Disability.

Field notes

As the economic system recovers from pandemic-related restrictions, widespread staffing shortages are hindering enterprise in lots of sectors, together with incapacity employment providers. Many service suppliers are reporting insufficient staffing as folks within the discipline pursue new alternatives, in accordance with Elaine E. Katz, MS, CCC-SLP, senior vice chairman of Grants and Communications at Kessler Foundation.

“Resignations and job swapping are straining the system, diverting resources to hiring initiatives and job training at a time when jobseekers with disabilities need to compete for available openings,” she reported. “Because continuity of services is especially important for people with disabilities, we need to see greater stability in staffing of vocational service providers.”

For in-depth evaluation of the affect of the COVID-19 pandemic on employment tendencies, see our current nTIDE Special Edition: Workers with disabilities overcome pandemic setbacks, outpacing folks with out disabilities to set new data for employment.

Each nTIDE launch is adopted by a Lunch & Learn webinar at 12:00 pm ET, that includes nTIDE consultants Andrew Houtenville, PhD, and John O’Neill, PhD. You might register for upcoming webinars, and examine the nTIDE archives right here: nTIDE Lunch & Learn Webinar Series | Center for Research on Disability.

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