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13-Feb-2017 02:50

The Total Jobs survey showed that discrimination against d/Deaf/Ho H individuals in the workplace is sadly common, with 1 in 4 deaf workers having left a job as a result.As previously mentioned, jobs can be difficult to come by and therefore deaf workers are not typically eager to leave their hard earned positions.

Take the example of Ricky Washington who applied for a job at Mc Donalds in 2012.

They might not notice that their employees are not culturally competent.

They might not fully understand what steps need to be taken to ensure a productive work environment for a diverse team.

Often, discrimination against deaf individuals begins right in the interview stage.

Deaf/ Ho H job candidates face the difficult task of revealing their disability to a potential employer, knowing full well how this might impact their chances of getting hired.

Approximately 25% of the survey's respondents reported leaving a job as a result of discrimination.



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