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Fading obstacles: Disability unemployment falls to its lowest rate in years (access required)

In 2011, disabled unemployment hit 15 percent and came in at 13.1 percent in the Middle Atlantic region - which includes New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. But, disability unemployment in the United States hit a series low in 2018 at 8 percent, according to recently released data by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and 9.9 percent in the region, last year.

Gabrielle Saulsbery
Albany, N.Y. native Gabrielle Saulsbery is a staff writer for NJBIZ and the newest thing in New Jersey. You can contact her at gsaulsbery@njbiz.com.

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