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Name: Federal Act for the rehabilitation of disabled persons.
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Disabled workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1993-12-27
Entry into force:
ISN: DEU-1993-L-42227
Bibliography: Arbeitsrecht, Text No. 760, 1994-12-31, H.C. Nipperdey, C.H. Beck Verlag, Germany, Munich
Abstract/Citation: Concerns measures to be taken for the rehabilitatation of disabled persons in professional life. Every employer who employs at least 16 employees must assign six per cent of all working places to disabled persons. Furthermore, disabled employees enjoy special protection regarding dismissals. Every enterprise has a committee to represent the particular interests of disabled persons to ensure that these protective rules are applied.

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