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Abadi S R, Agah V. Labour Law for Persons with Disability in Iran: From First International Efforts to Decent Work. jrehab. 2012; 13 (1) :88-101
URL: http://rehabilitationj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-825-en.html
1- Shaheed beheshti university, Tehran, Iran. , s_abadi@sbu.ac.ir
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Objective: Analysis and Matching the legal system of Work for Persons with disability in Iran with Standards of International Labor Organization concerning to Decent Work.

Materials & Methods: In this descriptive – Analytic study , after studying International efforts around Labor law for Persons With Disability , in the context of general and special Human rights documents and ILO ‘s Standards, the present Legal system for the work of persons with disability in Iran, Include Laws and Regulations has been considered by Using the Library – documentation method.

Results: In the scope of fundamental Rights, Iranian legal system 1- About Disabled compulsory Work has enough guarantees like other workers, and there is not any deficiency. 2- About Freedom of syndicalism: there is not any deficiency too, and there is not any limitation for Disabled workers and employers membership in present associations. 3- In subject of equal remuneration, despite of non-ratification any special approval, but the Base Wage has determined the same for disabled workers (like the others) in article 41 of the Labor Law. 4- About nondiscrimination, also based on present legal foundations, any kind of discrimination because of disability has been prohibited, and in field of employment, by ratification the comprehensive law recently in 2004 and by joining to convention for persons with disability in 2008 has taken serious steps too. Specially the significant gap of facilities presented in various areas of rationing public sector employment, Direct and Indirect Educational services for entering the labor market , and self –employment between war reterans and other groups of disability has been narrowed.

Conclusion: Based on results of present comparative research, legal principles for fundamental Rights of vocation for people with disabilities in Iran attempt to meet the basic standards of Decent Work and thus it seems that the crucial issue, besides the passing the required regulations and rules through qualified legislators, is a competent supervision and monitoring on implementation of current codes and provisions In the field of Vocation, rather than identification and removing of any discrimination and taking steps to joint the people with Disability Convention, special agendas and guidelines should be considered to ensure the promotion the legislative and executive context of Iran‘s Comprehensive Disability Act.

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: General
Received: 17/05/2011 | Accepted: 1/10/2012 | Published: 15/10/2015

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