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Inclusive Enterprises employ people with disabilities in full accordance with Article 27 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities:

  • Active in the regular labour market
  • 30% to 80% of the employees in an inclusive enterprise are recognized as disabled workers
  • All kinds of disabilities are represented in the workforce
  • Ordinary law and collective agreement salaries
  • Long-time contracts
  • Social security benefits, unemployment pension, retirement pension
  • Large range of activities and sectors


Meaning for employees with disabilities:

  • Free choice working
  • Integration into working life
  • Social impact on people with disabilities, on enterprises, on costomers and on society.
  • Stable and disability-friendly employment, training and career opportunities
  • Different from the protected or sheltered environment that is linked to the socio-medical framework.


Specific legislation and added value for the State

  • National support for inclusive enterprises usually includes:
  • investment and wage subsidies
  • tax benefits
  • public procurement measures
  • In return the state receives:
  • Less expenditure on state social benefits
  • Tax and social security revenue from employees
  • More purchasing power through employees