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Let me work! - Jobs for employees with disabilities

January 21, 2023

In Germany, sheltered workshops enable disabled people to work. But the jobs are often monotonous and poorly paid. Some are seeking new horizons.


Barbara Jarsinski and Sharaman Sribalan want to quit their jobs at sheltered workshops to find better paid work on the regular labor market. But employers tend to have specific expectations - and Barbara and Sharaman's respective disabilities make certain aspects of the work difficult or impossible.

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