Deaf News: Study says deaf people fear discrimination from employers

Posted on May 7, 2015

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BBC Wales has reported:

Fear of discrimination means 84,000 deaf and hard of hearing people hide their condition from prospective employers, new research has revealed.

An Action on Hearing Loss Cymru survey found many job seekers are reluctant to list it on job applications.

The charity spoke to one deaf person who had not had an interview in 16 years of stating they were deaf on CVs.

Many public sector organisations were found to show poor practice in the report to mark Deaf Awareness Week.

Read the full article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-32604044

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