This report looks at the employment of disabled people and in particular examines the employment of people with depression and mental illness. It builds on TUC research published in 2015 ‘Disability and employment: a social model study of the employment experiences of disabled people in Britain, with a focus on mental illness' and 2016 analysis on disability and employment.
Disability is not just a barrier to getting employment. Some people may become disabled while they are at work, which may require adaptations to their job. And some people have to leave work due to becoming disabled because they do not get the right changes to their workplace.
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