With a 36 percent chance of becoming disabled at least once before reaching age 50, it is imperative that workers know their rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the resources available to help them.
Nearly all of the participants in this study of trans feminine individuals in Lebanon had experienced gender identity discrimination; more than half reported condomless receptive anal intercourse with male partners in the past three months.
When people live longer, the costs of Social Security and Medicare increase and threaten the sustainability of these programs. Households also worry about how to finance more retirement years. But people are working longer, and if they continue to do so, they will reduce some of the problems.
With expected growth in fields such as computers, engineering, and health care, employers and policymakers have a vested interest in ensuring access to high-quality career and technical education programs so that America's high school students are prepared to meet future employment needs.
Students in personalized learning classrooms made greater gains in math and reading than their peers in other schools. But there are barriers to fully personalized learning, including rigid state standards and time demands on teachers.
The authors examine the factors that influence employer accommodation of newly disabled workers and how effective such accommodations are in retaining workers and discouraging disability insurance applications.
State-level action on immigration policies is a contentious issue. RAND researchers developed a cost-benefit framework for classifying consequences of specific policies and assessed studies of specific policies' fiscal and economic impacts.
Tuition subsidies may encourage institutions to raise tuition, since the government would foot the bill. One possible solution: develop and implement policies that encourage greater productivity from higher education institutions.
This study developed two self-report scales to measure forms and functions of self-criticism and self-reassurance and explore their relationship to depression. It indicates a need for more detailed research into the variations of self-criticism and the mechanisms for developing self-reassurance.