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Invisible Disability Stigma is Driving Workers to Hide Conditions

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Invisible Disability Stigma is Driving Workers to Hide Conditions

Disability discrimination accounts for the highest volume of complaints to the Australian Human Rights Commission annually[1]. This can potentially lead to those living with an invisible disability to decide to hide their condition from prospective employers in fear of discrimination and social stigma, according to leading Disability Employment Services experts atWork Australia. In order to create inclusive workplaces, the need for support, open conversation and businesses to see the ability in disability, has never been more important.

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