Posts tagged "disabilities"

Majority of Chicago's disabled population estranged from the labor market

This week, we’ve chronicled the plight of disabled people working or trying to work in Chicago. It’s certainly not easy. On Tuesday, we showed how people with a disability make substantially less than people who work around them, especially in the most well-to-do neighborhoods. On Wednesday, we showed that only a small percentage of the... Read more »

Got a disability? You'll see the difference in your paycheck

A lot of people might assume that if you have a disability, you might not make as much money as someone without a disability. But how much less? How hard is it for people with disabilities in Illinois to get by compared to their neighbors? Well, it depends on where you work. That’s what The... Read more »