Worker Adaptation and Employer Accommodation Following the Onset of a Health Impairment
Mary Daly () and
No 5169, NBER Working Papers from National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc
The responses of workers and their employers to the onset of work-limiting health impairments were investigated using data from the new Health and Retirement Survey. The results indicate that many workers who suffer from health limitations are directly accommodated by their employers, and that those who do not receive direct accommodation frequently adapt to their limitations by altering their job demands or by changing jobs. These findings point to the potential for adjustments on both sides of the market: by employers-- in the form of job accommodation--and by employees--in the form of job change.
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Published as M. C. Daly & J. Bound, 1996. "Worker Adaptation and Employer Accommodation following the Onset of a Health Impairment," The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, vol 51B(2), pages S53-S60.
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