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The Law Versus Best Practices: Are People with Disabilities Inclusive in Your Diversity Policies?

In most cases, firms do not acknowledge disability groups as protected minorities under the title of diversity. As a result, those with disabilities receive the bare minimum in protections from the US Department of Labor, and often struggle to defend themselves against employment discrimination or workplace exclusion. Why have people with disabilities been overlooked from diversity protections and how can in-house counsel play a pivotal role in changing this for the better?

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