Employment

Issues regarding employment, from both employer and employee perspectives, are complex and far reaching; hiring and recruitment, immigration compliance, training, health care, health and safety, and employee satisfaction are just some of the issues in today’s employment landscape. Westat conducts both qualitative and quantitative workforce studies that address these topics.

Project Highlights

Evaluating E-Verify

The federal government’s widely used E-Verify program enables employers to determine a new employee’s eligibility to work in the United States by comparing employee-provided information to federal government records...

Evaluating supported employment

The percentage of people receiving disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) for a mental health impairment is increasing. In 2005, SSA selected Westat to lead the Mental...

Supporting the future of special education

The U.S. Department of Education awards more than $80 million annually to support training programs for students pursuing degrees, certificates, or teaching endorsements in the special education field. The...