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The right to work is a fundamental right, recognised in several international legal instruments including the UN CRPD. Employment is essential for achieving other human rights and is an inseparable and inherent part of the human dignity. At the same time it also allows the individual and his/her family to earn a living. Insofar as work is freely chosen or accepted, it fosters personal development and recognition within the community.
Service providers to persons with disabilities are facing the challenges of ensuring the adequate support to their service users, so the can participate in the to the open labour market and enjoy their labour rights as everyone.
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10 Vewährte Verfahren zur Beschäftigungsförderung von Menschen mit Behinderung
EASPD received numerous best practices from both businesses/ employers who promote better employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, and social services and support providers who exhibit exceptional qualities in their practices in the employment field for persons with disabilities.
A Review of the Current Situation in the Field of Employment of People with Disabilities in the Slovak Republic
This document aims to provide a detailed analysis of the people with disbilities in the labour market (within sheltered workshops and sheltered workplaces) and to identify structural barriers to the higher degree of involvement of people with disabilities in the labor market.
Applied Research about Employment of Disabled People in Pezinok and Senec Region.
Based on the fact that the elmployment of the peole with disabilities remains problematic in Slovakia, this paper introduces definitions and specifics of individual concepts and social phenomena related to this problem. The situation in Pezinok and Senec serves as an example.
Attitudes and Opinions of Employers, Employees and Parents about the Employment of People with Autism in the Republic of FYROM
This is an article about a research on the investigation of the possibility of employment of people with autism, based on the attitudes and opinions of employers, employees and parents of the children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
Declaration of Labour Market and Social Integration of Youth with Disabilities
This declaration is prepared by TENENET NGO based on a workshop that took place in Bratislava in 2015 and it is related to the issue of social integration and employment of youg people with disabilities.
Developing an inclusive labour market in Slovakia
This is an European Semester Country Report and it sets out the actual situation of persons with disabilities and the social policy in Slovakia, as well as a set of suggestions and recommendations.
Employment for All - 10 Best Practices on Employment Strategies for Persons with Disabilities
This document aims at reflecting the 10 best practices on employment strategies for persons with disabilities. Its goal is to prove employers and social services organisations that it is not only possible to find employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, but it is also easier than one might think.
Employment of Disadvantaged People in Slovakia
Based on statistical findings, this paper presents the state of employment for disabled people in Slovakia as well as employment in the labour market. Employment opportunities in the open labor market for disabled people are very limited due to the lack of motivating setting legislation.
European Semester: Developing More Inclusive Labour Markets for All?
This report looks into why the European Semester should look further into the employment rates of persons with disabilities (and disadvantaged groups as a whole) and which measures should be taken at national level to improve the current situation where too many persons with disabilities are excluded from the labour market.