Employment Governance for People with Disabilities: Comparative Study Between Indonesia and Malaysia
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- employment, governance, people with disabilities
People with disabilities in both Indonesia and Malaysia are facing difficulties in attaining proper jobs and salaries. This paper aims to examine employment governance in Indonesia and Malaysia in comparative perspective. Descriptive qualitative research method was employed to gather and analyze the data. To gather data, the researcher used focus groups discussions, depth interview, observation and documentation while interactive model of Miles and Hubermas was employed in analyzing the data. The informants in this research were the Indonesian Ministry of Social agency staff, the Ministry of Labour agency staff, Rehabilitation Center Manager, Yayasan Saujana staff and disability community. Meanwhile, data of employment governance in Malaysia were obtained by documentations and literature reviews. The research result shown that both Indonesian and Malaysian government have implemented several policies and program to increase the equal participation of people with disabilities in job market. Indonesia have launched Law No 8/2016 and People with Disabilities Act 2008 in Malaysia, as the basic guidance for providing inclusive employment. However, the lack of law enforcement and negative assumptions among employer toward disabled workers were becoming the main hindrances. Malaysia stakeholders were leading in providing Job Coach and placement for PWDs in comparison to their Indonesia’s counterparts.
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TY - CONF AU - Utami Dewi AU - Nor Hafizah Mohamed Harith AU - Dwi Harsono AU - Abdul Jalil Mohamed Ali AU - Kurnia Nur Fitriana PY - 2020 DA - 2020/02/12 TI - Employment Governance for People with Disabilities: Comparative Study Between Indonesia and Malaysia BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Educational Research and Innovation (ICERI 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 232 EP - 238 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200204.043 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200204.043 ID - Dewi2020 ER -