ERIC Number: ED128589
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Jobs for Veterans With Disabilities. Manpower R&D Monograph 41.
Wilson, Thurlow R.; Richards, John A.
Research findings on the employment of disabled veterans in a practical format are presented for people interested in the goal of equal employment opportunity for disabled veterans--job developers, vocational counselors, service officers of veterans organizations, employment service administrators, and employers. The guide contains findings from a Human Resources Research Organization study conducted to identify and explore possible solutions for major problems veterans with service-connected disabilities encountered in seeking and holding jobs. For user convenience the findings are presented here in question-and-answer form: (1) The kinds of employment difficulties faced by various kinds of disabled veterans, (2) how various disabled veterans find jobs, (3) job development and placement help various disabled veterans want, (4) the success or organizations such as the State Employment Service and the Veterans Administration in providing employment help to disabled veterans, (5) the nature of employer resistance to, and support for, hiring disabled veterans, (6) the arrangements and accommodations the average employer makes for disabled veterans on the job, and (7) what outstanding employers of the handicapped are doing. The guide also includes case histories of four disabled veterans and a brief descriptive listing of major programs to assist disabled veterans in training and employment. (WL)
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Employment Patterns, Employment Problems, Employment Services, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Guides, Job Development, Job Placement, Labor Supply, Occupational Surveys, Physical Disabilities, Research, Veterans
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (Stock Number 029-000-00238-0, $1.05)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Human Resources Research Organization, Alexandria, VA.