Poll: Bias against disabled people, seniors are top issues at work

Thirty-eight per cent of survey respondents felt inclusion of the disabled was the biggest issue in the workplace. This was followed closely by 28 per cent who cited ageism.
Thirty-eight per cent of survey respondents felt inclusion of the disabled was the biggest issue in the workplace. This was followed closely by 28 per cent who cited ageism.PHOTO: ST FILE

Such workers do not get enough support, say HR leaders

Ageism and inclusion of people with disabilities remain top issues in the workplace in Singapore, a survey of over 100 human resource leaders for large companies and SMEs has shown.

Thirty-eight per cent of respondents in the survey, conducted by cloud computing company Workday, felt that inclusion of people with disabilities was the biggest issue in the workplace.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 19, 2018, with the headline 'Poll: Bias against disabled people, seniors are top issues at work'. Print Edition | Subscribe