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September 2002, Vol. 125, No. 9
Work shifts and disability: a national viewHarriet B. Presser
Researcher, National Center for Health Statistics, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, Hyattsville, Maryland
More than one-fifth of employed persons with disabilities work late or rotating shifts, about the same percentage as nondisabled workers; in general, day workers with disabilities receive lower hourly wages than nondisabled day workers, but, except for men with severe disabilities, nonday workers with disabilities receive wages similar to those of their nondisabled counterparts.
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