Different but equal: Workforce participation of people with episodic disabilities

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Tammy C. Yates
Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation (CWGHR)

An increasing number of Canadians live with lifelong episodic disabilities that result from chronic conditions, including arthritis, multiple sclerosis, HIV, mental illness, diabetes, lupus, cancer and other rare diseases. Despite their ability to work, these people face barriers to employment, job retention and income supports. In this plenary, Tammy Yates of the Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation talks about the barriers to full workforce participation by those living with episodic disabilities and issues a call to action.

Different but equal: Workforce participation of people with episodic disabilities, April 15, 2014