The Right to Decent Work of Persons with Disabilities by Arthur O'Reilly

By Arthur O'Reilly

This publication presents a useful assessment of the crucial foreign criminal tools, regulations, and tasks for the rights of individuals with disabilities. It specializes in the various recommendations to be had to individuals with disabilities who desire to paintings in open and aggressive employment, sheltered employment, supported employment, and social organisations. It examines the tendencies in every one of those different types, highlighting the most important matters in each one case. the quantity additionally bargains with the most ways followed on the nationwide point to aid individuals with disabilities in securing, holding, and advancing in employment and paintings. those contain laws; employment providers; education for employment; incapacity administration; monetary, technical, and private helps; and persuasion measures. the fundamental parts of session, info collecting, tracking, and review also are coated. in addition to an invaluable checklist of definitions of keywords, the ebook additionally proposes an time table for destiny motion required so as to enforce the UN conference at the Rights of individuals with Disabilities 2006, with its provisions on paintings and employment.

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This situation does not appear to be improving. In 1993, for example, the then Special Rapporteur of the UN SubCommission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities expressed his disappointment “at the virtually total lack of bibliographic material on the specific problems of women with disabilities” (Depouy 1993, p. 20). The UN Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities, adopted in December 1993, concern all people with disabilities, regardless of gender, race, age, and 47 International legal instruments and policy initiatives so forth, but contain few direct references to the gender dimension, a fact regretted by the Special Rapporteur of the UN Commission for Social Development in his report to the Commission (UN 2002, p.

To promote their full social integration and participation in the life of the community in particular through measures, including technical aids, aiming to overcome barriers to communication and mobility and enabling access to transport, housing, cultural activities and leisure. Notwithstanding its title, the European Social Charter is a legally-binding treaty. However, the number of rights protected depends on whether the Contracting Party has ratified the original Charter, the 1988 Additional Protocol or the Revised Charter 1996.

14) does not include disability among the grounds on which discrimination is prohibited, although it could be argued that it is implied in the phrase “or other status”. 5 ILO Social Security Convention (No. 102) The Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1952 (No. 102) called on the institutions or government departments administering medical care to cooperate with the general vocational rehabilitation services, with a view to the return to suitable work of disabled workers (Art. 35). It also provided that “national laws or regulations may authorize such institutions or departments to ensure provision for the vocational rehabilitation of handicapped persons”.

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