Journal article

Psychosocial job quality in a national sample of working Australians: A comparison of persons working with versus without disability

Anthony D LaMontagne, L Krnjacki, A Milner, P Butterworth, A Kavanagh

SSM-POPULATION HEALTH | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2016

Abstract

Objectives: There is growing international policy interest in disability employment, yet there has been little investigation of job quality among people working with disability. This study uses Australian national data to compare the psychosocial job quality of people working with versus without disability. Methods: We used 10 annual waves of data from a large representative Australian panel survey to estimate the proportion of the population experiencing poorer psychosocial job quality (overall and by individual 'adversities' of low job control, high demands, high insecurity, and low fairness of pay) by disability status and impairment type. We used logistic regression to examine the pooled..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council Linkage Project Grant


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)


Awarded by NHMRC Capacity-Building Grant


Awarded by Victorian Health Promotion Foundation Melbourne, Victoria (Australia)


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by Australian Research Council Linkage Project Grant #LP10020054 and Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project Grant #375196 and NHMRC Capacity-Building Grant #546248. This study also received centre Grant funding (#15732) from the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation Melbourne, Victoria (Australia).