nTIDE May 2020 Special Report: Workers with Disabilities in the COVID Economy

  • nTIDE graphic with employment numbers Unemployment numbers for April 2020 for workers with and without disabilities

    Numbers of workers on temporary layoffs rose to historic levels in April 2020. Of the 945,000 unemployed working-age people with disabilities, 689,000 (72.9 percent) were on temporary layoff, compared to 78.1 percent of unemployed working-age people without disabilities.


Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire nTIDE Special Report—featuring economist Andrew Houtenville, PhD, and disability employment expert John O’Neill, PhD

East Hanover, NJ – May 20, 2020 –The COVID Recession is unlike any prior recession for all workers, with and