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What is competitive integrated employment?

Competitive, integrated employment offers the same level of benefits, salary, support and opportunities to all employees with comparable experience, skills and education – whether or not they have disabilities.

Competitive integrated employment is work that:

Because people with disabilities who are seeking competitive employment are, by definition, competing for the same roles as job seekers without disabilities, it is essential that their experience, skills and education are comparable to people without disabilities. 

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