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Mission

To raise awareness of services available for people with disabilities seeking employment and encourage businesses, state and local governments to embrace their employment.

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Enable the Disabled – Hire Them (www.ETDHT.com) Website Guide Tour

Unemployment Statistics

Covid-19 Status by State from the U.S. Census Bureau

SSI is Critical for Children with Developmental and Behavioral Disabilities

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Since we are constantly being bombarded by statistics on TV and on social media sites, here are 4 toolkits from the U.S. Census Bureau aimed at children (but don’t be ashamed or scared to learn from them if you’re an adult) to help us learn more at different levels.

Parent/Caregiver Toolkit Easy At-Home Learning With Statistics in Schools – Pre-K

Parent/Caregiver Toolkit Easy At-Home Learning With Statistics in Schools – Elementary Schools

Parent/Caregiver Toolkit Easy At-Home Learning With Statistics in Schools – Middle School

Parent/Caregiver Toolkit Easy At-Home Learning With Statistics in Schools – High School

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June 16th, 2024

The Website Has Been Updated with National Unemployment Data thru May 2024.

International Trade

International Trade as of 

April 2024

The April 2024, annualized deficit, export and import U.S. International Trade charts have been added to the bottom of this page.

Exports increased in April 2024 from March 2024 ($261.6 to $263.7 billion).  Imports decreased in April 2024 from March 2024 ($330.2 to $338.2 billion).  The trade deficit increased in April 2024 ($74.6 billion) from March 2024 ($68.6 billion).

National Unemployment Updates

National Unemployment as of May 2024

The May 2024 total unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) increased from the April 2024 total unemployment rate (3.9% to 4.0%).  The unemployment rates (seasonally adjusted) increased for people with no disabilities (3.6% to 3.7%) and for people with a disability (7.0% to 8.0%).

The May 2024 total unemployment rate (non-adjusted) increased from the April 2024 total unemployment rate (3.5% to 3.7%).  The unemployment rate (non-adjusted) increased for people with no disabilities (3.4% to 3.5%) and for people with a disability (6.3% to 7.5%).

Unemployment rates for disabled people is double the rate for non-disabled people 3.7% compared to 8.0% (seasonally adjusted) and 3.5% compared to 7.5% (non-seasonally adjusted).

State Unemployment

State Unemployment as of April 2024

2 states have a higher number of average monthly number of unemployed in 2024 (thru April) than 2008.

41 states have a higher number of average monthly number of unemployed in 2024 (thru April) than 2023.

I have also updated all of the State Government PDF contact pages on the State Unemployment and State Fun facts pages with the complete list of current governors, senators and US Congresspeople.

2024 Elections

I have updated the unemployment data for Governors and Senators.  There are 11 governorships and 34 senate seats up for election in 2024.

The percentage and number of those unemployed over 52 weeks increased for the month of May 2024 increased (13.8%) 918,935 from April 2024 (13.0%) 847,115. (See Unemployed 52 Weeks or Longer)

 

 

Municipality Unemployment

Municipality Unemployment as of March 2024

378 of the 393 municipalities (96.2%) have an average monthly number of unemployed lower in 2023 than 2008. (March 2024)

Smoothed Seasonally Adjusted Metropolitan Area Estimates Are Current as of March 2024.

Schedule

Links to State Governors, U.S. Senators and U.S. House of Representatives

At the top of each state page (both unemployment data and fun facts, is a PDF with links to the governors, U. S. Senators and U.S. House Representative web page along with their phone numbers.  Please let them know how you feel about the job they are doing.

Please share.

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) New Regulations: Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act

OFCCP’s New Regulations to Improve Job Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

PLEASE NOTE: The Number of People Unemployed Over 52 Weeks is initially based on an estimate when the national data comes out each month but is more accurately represented when the state data is available.   The percentages, however, will not change.

April 2021 Goods and Services PressHighlights