1.3.3 Employment

Article 27 of the Convention emphasizes the “right of persons with disabilities to work on an equal basis with others; this includes the right to the opportunity to gain a living by work freely chosen or accepted in a labour market, and [a] work environment that is open, inclusive and accessible to persons with disabilities.”18 Article 27 also mandates that “reasonable accommodation be] provided to persons with disabilities in the workplace.”19

18Article 27.1
19Article 27.1 (i)