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SOCIAL ECONOMY IN SLOVENIA – EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES Print E-mail

Aleksandra Tabaj 

Abstract

People with disabilities are one of the most vulnerable groups in the labour market. Comparing to people without disabilities, their unemployment rates are higher, possibilities for employment lower. One of the important factors is also discrimination, visible and non-visible at labour market. Therefore, countries promote employment possibilities of persons with disabilities with specific regulations and programmes. In Slovenia, after 2006 new form of employment possibilities in social economy arised – employment centers. In ten years, more than 40 employment centers were established with over 440 employed people with severe disabilities. The article presents main charachteristics of the employed persons with disabilities in employed centers and SWOT analysis for further developing this important subject.

Key words: employment, persons with disabilities, social economy

Ph.d. Aleksandra Tabaj is the head of the Development Centre of Employment Rehabilitation at University Rehabilitation Institute Republic of Slovenia (aleksandra.tabaj (at) ir-rs.s)

Cite this article:
Aleksandra Tabaj. SOCIAL ECONOMY IN SLOVENIA – EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES . Innovative Issues and Approaches in Social Sciences, vol.10, no.2:7-19, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.12959/issn.1855-0541.IIASS-2017-no2-art1

Digital Object Identifier(DOI): http://dx.doi.org/10.12959/issn.1855-0541.IIASS-2017-no2-art1

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