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1 in 4 deaf workers quit due to discrimination

Adult woman and younger woman discussing documentsA new survey has found that 1 in 4 deaf workers have quit their job due to discrimination.

Carried out by job website Totaljobs, the research revealed that the majority of deaf or hard of hearing workers (52%) have experienced discrimination during their career.

Discrimination was most likely to come from colleagues (62%), and then from management (53%).

More than one third of deaf jobseekers (37%) have faced discrimination as early as the interview stage.

To read the full results from the survey, visit Totaljobs website.

 

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