Fact Sheet Supporting Employment for Newly Ill and Injured Workers: Fact Sheet
Jack Smalligan, Chantel Boyens
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Every year, millions of workers in the United States experience debilitating illnesses or injuries or the worsening of chronic conditions that limit their ability to remain on the job. This fact sheet describes evidence-based early intervention programs, their impact on employment outcomes and rates of disability and options to expand worker access to these programs.
Research Areas Health and health care Aging and retirement Social safety net
Tags Social Security Older workers Disability and long-term care Disabilities and employment Workers in low-wage jobs Work supports Disability Insurance Retirement policy Social determinants of health
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center