Are disabled workers a significant proportion of the working-age population?
Our economy needs skilled and able workers to deliver the goods and services we need locally and provide internationally. When a worker becomes disabled through work injury or other cause, there is one less member of the working age population capable of and able to participate in the labour force.
At any given time, there are workers off work because of a work-related injury, illness or occupational disease; other workers are out of the labor force due to non-work related ...
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