At the Zero Project Conference 2013, 10 Innovative Policies and 20 Innovative Practices were presented which overcome conditions that act as barriers to the full exercise of employment rights by persons with disabilities. For those of you who could not be with us, we produced for selected policy and practice examples short video statements which can be easily accessed, viewed and spread.
Interviews with presenters of Innovative Policies 2013:
For facilitating the removal of workplace barriers, while offering to persons with disabilities the means and support to find or retain a job: the Australian JobAccess Programme with Thérèse Campbell, Workfocus Group (English)
For revoking discriminatory provisions, under which operators of sheltered workshops were given a blanket exemption from minimum wage and holiday and sick leave legislation: New Zealand’s Disabled Persons Employment Promotion Repeal Act with Sue O’Shea, People First New Zealand (English)
For establishing that, in case of lesser capability because of illness or acquired disability, employers must make all reasonable efforts to retain the worker: the Swedish Employment Protection Act with Ann Westregård, Lund University (English)