Dissing (dis)ability: human rights for people with disability in the context of employment

OUTPUT TYPE: Policy briefs
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2018
TITLE AUTHOR(S): T.Hart, N.Bohler-Muller, G.Hagg
KEYWORDS: DISABLED PERSONS, EMPLOYMENT, HUMAN RIGHTS
DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD), Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 10246

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Abstract

This policy brief focuses on the introduction and maintenance of human rights for people with disability (PWD) in the context of employment, namely the right to have access to work and rights in the workplace. Employment equity targets for PWD above 1% are hard to maintain for several reasons.