sheltered employment

shel·tered em·ploy·ment

(shel'tĕrd em-ploy'mĕnt)
An employment arrangement for people with disabilities in a self-contained work site, without integration with nondisabled workers.
See also: supported employment
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Order execution is limited to sheltered employment programs
At the Rising Sun Education and WelAfare Society, I have met quite a few remarkable young men and women who have proved themselves as resAponsible, hardworking and honest team members in sheltered employment environment.
The company performs these services on behalf of (pension) funds and employers in the sectors of education, government, construction, cleaning and window cleaning, housing associations, energy and utility companies, sheltered employment organisations, and medical specialists.
Sheltered employment includes adult day care, work activities, and sheltered workshops (Rusch & Braddock, 2004).
The State Data Report, published in 2014 by the Institute for Community Inclusion (which opposes sheltered employment), found that 61 percent of people with intellectual disabilities found jobs within a year of applying.
He said: "They were promised that the resources that were being allocated to subsidise sheltered employment would go into more supported employment, and the Government hasn't done that.
"There is always a cost to providing sheltered employment and sadly many disabled people have paid the price for cost cutting by the UK Government.
The factories offered sheltered employment to people who for one reason or another may have struggled (more through the shortcomings of employers' attitudes than anything else) to find work.
Mike Maley, Oregon's Employment First Coordinator, declined to answer specific questions, such as whether the shift in state support to community jobs from sheltered employment would cut funding for services, and what alternative activities the state would support if people are unable to find a job.
The a priori hypothesis was that agencies providing only supported employment services would produce supported employees who would keep the jobs longer and receive less costly services agencies that offered both supported and sheltered employment programs.
Importantly, one must consider the two situations in which returning the employee to the employer of injury could still result in a finding of total disability: First, the "sheltered employment" situation, and Second, if the claimant is providing "extraordinary effort." "Sheltered employment" situations have been defined as jobs where the worker is paid regardless of whether he can do the work or if the work is necessary.