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Why is it called open employment?

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Open employment is open to everyone. More people with intellectual disability are employed in closed employment than people with other disabilities. Closed employment includes workplaces like an Australian Disability Enterprise (ADE).

Often the only workers in an ADE are people with intellectual disability, and they are usually paid much less than the minimum wage.

An Australian Disability Enterprises (ADE) is a type of employment support for people with disability who need significant support to work.
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