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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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Preliminary Document for Supported Employment
During the past decade, the attention given on a European level to a more accessible labour market for marginalized groups and those who are excluded from our society has visibly increased. It is therefore essential that new legislation is compared with the European rules regarding government support. In this document, you will see an overview of some of the most important instruments and developments at the European level.
Productivity Based Wage System
This is a presentation of the productivity based system. A productivity based wage system allows for those persons with a disability who otherwise due to their limitations would be excluded, to participate in the open labour market.
Progetti di Successo
Il Federal Disability Ombudsman è un servizio pubblico, per persone con disabilità, con lo scopo di dare supporto in casi di trattamento iniquo e discriminazione. Negli anni passati i politici di alto livello (ministri) diedero il loro sostegno al Federal Disability Ombudsman, sottolineando così l'importanza di questo servizio. L’Ombudsman supporta le persone con disabilità ma anche le loro famiglie, amici e persone che li assistono nell'affermazione dei loro diritti ai fini della non discriminazione. La protezione contro
Programul Angajare Asistata Implementata de Asociatia "MOTIVATIE" din Moldova
This video describes the Employee Assistance Program, that is implemented by Association "MOTIVATIE" from Moldova. This Program is designed to support employers and disabled people who are searching for a job. It is a video with English subtitles.
Project PESSIS 3 “Promoting Employers’ Social Services Organisations in Social Dialogue
This is a case-study on Slovakia: its social service sector, collective agreements, social dialogue, perspectives and possibilities.