Researchers at Cardiff University and Plymouth University have published the results of a study which suggests that disabled people are more likely to receive unfair treatment from colleagues and bosses at work, and are twice as likely to be the victims of physical violence.
Disabled workers are significantly more likely to be insulted ridiculed or intimidated at work than their non-disabled colleagues, researchers said.
People with physical or mental health issues are more likely to be given impossible deadlines, gossiped about or teased at work, according to researchers from Cardiff and Plymouth universities.
The research involved around 4000 people being questioned about their working life, 284 of them with an impairment or long-term illness.
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