Employment

According to the PWDs Act, 2003 all employers should reserve at least 5% of their jobs for persons with disabilities. Decent work is the most effective means of escaping the vicious circle of marginalization, poverty and social exclusion. Persons with disabilities are frequently trapped in this vicious circle, and positive action is needed to assist them in breaking out of it.

Ministry of Labour and Human Resource Development – The ministry responsible for promotion compliance with labour laws, industrial peace and promote safety and health of employees.

Central Organisation of Trade Unions (COTU-K) – National trade union centre in Kenya which is also a member of NCPWD. COTU (K) exists to promote the creation of productive and sustainable employment opportunities, facilitate achievement of workers’ rights, enhance social protection and provide effective representation to Kenyan workers.

Federation of Kenya Employers – A federation representing Kenyan Employers which is a member of NCPWD.

International Labour Organisation – Disability information from the United Nations organisation responsible for employment issues.

For Job seekers
Teachers Service Commission – A commission under the Ministry of Education mandated by Act of Parliament to recruit teachers. Their site gives information about how to register as a teacher and apply for teaching jobs and promotions.

Public service commission – Government agency responsible for employing civil servants.

Kenyan JobsA private blog listing advertisements for jobs in Kenya.

For employers:
Employing persons with disabilities: List of online resources for employers on how to accommodate persons with disabilities in the workplace from the US government.

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