Labor Market Discrimination Against People With Disabilities In The Workplace Case Study

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6. Baldwin, Marjorie, and William G. Johnson. 1994. “Labor Market Discrimination against Men with Disabilities.” The Journal of Human Resources 29(1): 1–19. Research Question: This study questions whether men with disabilities and men with impairments have lower employment rates and job wages, due to prejudice and discriminatory acts. This project in interested in finding out the modifications in wages and the bias views on disabled men. Research Theory: Since people with disabilities have health complications that can affect their ability to work, employers opt out of hiring them, because altering things at the job may be more expensive than hiring a person without disabilities. After the ADA was passed, it was illegal for jobs to discriminate against qualified people with disabilities. Although the discrimination still exist, in this project…show more content…
By eliminating the discrimination, disabled men will benefit from this because they will be able to earn higher wages. 7. Chan, Fong et al. 2015. “Drivers of Workplace Discrimination against People with Disabilities: The Utility of Attribution Theory.” Research Gate: 77-88. Research Question: What causes discrimination against people with disabilities in the workplace? Research Theory: Generally speaking, people have negative perspectives about people with disabilities. Since there is so much discrimination and prejudice, opportunities for people with disabilities are limited. Research Hypothesis: Researchers predict that since there are so many perceived ideas as to what people with disabilities can and cannot do, that is the underlying reason why the group is judged so heavily. In the study there are three variables that were tested: characteristics of the persons filling the complaint, employer characteristics, and the type of allegation that specifies what discriminatory actions
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