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  1. Fiji - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2018 (Act No. 4 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-03-16 | FJI-2018-L-107420

    Protects the rights of persons with disabilities, establishing a National Council for Persons with Disabilities, and setting out rights including the right to work and employment, non-discrimination, equal recognition before the law, freedom from exploitation, access to justice, health, participation in political life and adequate standard of living and social protection.

  2. Sweden - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (2017:462) on special contributions for persons with disabilities entailing a reduced capacity to work. (Förordning (2017:462) om särskilda insatser för personer med funktionsnedsättning som medför nedsatt arbetsförmåga.) - Ordinance online in Swedish, Basic Text

    Adoption: 2017-05-24 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-01 | SWE-2017-R-107114

    Contains 59 articles and 4 chapters concerning, inter alia:

    Chapter 1: Preliminary provisions.
    Chapter 2: Special efforts.
    - Contributions to supporting tools at the workplace.
    - Contributions to literature and interpretation for persons with visual or hearing impairment.
    - Contributions for personal assistance.
    - Special support person for introduction and follow-up.
    - Contribution to start-up costs when starting a business.
    - Common provisions for payroll and protected work.
    - Wage subsidies.
    - Wage subsidy for development in employment.
    - Wage subsidy for employment.
    - Wages for security in employment.
    - Protected work.
    - Protected work at Samhall Aktiebolag.
    - Protected work with public employers.
    Chapter 3: Common provisions.
    - Employer.
    - How the contributions are submitted.
    - How the contributions are used.
    - Changed conditions.
    - Special reasons for decision.
    - Refund and recovery.
    - Review and appeal.
    - Authorization.
    Chapter 4: Transitional rules.

    Repeals Ordinance (2000:630) respecting special contributions for persons with disabilities entailing a reduced capacity to work.

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