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  1. Egypt - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 10 of 2018 Promulgating the Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2018-02-19 | Date of entry into force: 2018-02-20 | EGY-2018-L-108411

    Part I: General Provisions.
    Part II: The Right of Health to Persons with Disabilities.
    Part III: The Right of Education.
    Part IV: Vocational Preparation, Training and the Right to Work.
    Part V: Social Protection, Legal and Criminal Protection of Persons with Disabilities.
    Part VI: political and Trade Union Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
    Part VII: Culture, Sport and Recreation.
    Part VIII: Sanctions.

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

    Décret n° 2019-39 du 23 janvier 2019 relatif à la détermination des proportions minimale et maximale de travailleurs reconnus handicapés dans l'effectif salarié des entreprises adaptées, à la mise à disposition de ces travailleurs dans une autre entreprise. - Décret

    Adoption: 2019-01-23 | Date of entry into force: 2019-01-01 | FRA-2019-R-108407

  3. France - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret n° 2018-1334 du 28 décembre 2018 relatif aux conditions d'agrément et de financement des entreprises adaptées ainsi qu'aux modalités d'accompagnement spécifique de leurs salariés en situation de handicap. - Décret

    Adoption: 2018-12-28 | Date of entry into force: 2019-01-01 | FRA-2018-R-108422

    Simplifie les conditions d'agrément, de conventionnement et de financement des entreprises agréées, entreprises adaptées, pour une meilleure lisibilité de leurs actions en faveur des travailleurs reconnus handicapés sans emploi et éloignés du marché du travail. Définit également le nouveau cadre de contractualisation des entreprises adaptées avec l'Etat par la mise en place de contrats pluriannuels d'objectifs et de moyens et précise les garanties minimales relatives à l'accompagnement socioprofessionnel, ainsi que les conditions dans lesquelles les entreprises adaptées rendent compte de leurs activités. Enfin, détermine les aides financières susceptibles d'être attribuées par l'Etat aux entreprises adaptées ayant conclu un contrat pluriannuel d'objectifs et de moyens.

  4. India - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (No. 49 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-27 | IND-2012-L-93614

    An Act to give effect to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

  5. Jordan - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 20 of 2017 on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in English

    Adoption: 2017-06-01 | JOR-2017-L-108108


    Article 3 For the purpose of implementing the provisions of this Law:

    a.person with a disability is defined as a person who has long-term physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, psychological or neurological impairment, which, as a result of interaction with other physical and behavioral barriers, may hinder performance by such person of one of the major life activities or hinder the exercise by such person of any right or basic freedom independently.

    b. An impairment will be considered of a long-term nature according to Clause (a) of this Article if the impairment is not expected to disappear in at least (24) months from the date of commencement of treatment or of rehabilitation.

    c. Physical obstacles and behavioral barriers mentioned in Clause (a) of this Article include lack or absence of reasonable accommodation or accessible formats or accessibility, and also include individual behaviors and discriminative institutional practices on the basis of disability.

    d. Major life activities mentioned in Clause (a) of this Article include the following: 1. Eating, drinking, administering, self- care, reading and writing. 2. Movement and mobility. 3. Interaction and concentration, expression and verbal, visual and written communication. 4. Learning, rehabilitation and training. 5. Work.

  6. Poland - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act of the 9th May 2018 on special arrangement to support severely disabled persons (Text No 932) (Ustawa z dnia 9 maja 2018 r. o szczególnych rozwiązaniach wspierających osoby o znacznym stopniu niepełnosprawności) - Act on-line in Polish

    Adoption: 2018-05-09 | Date of entry into force: 2018-06-01 | POL-2018-L-107940

    Provisions of the act facilitate severely disabled, irrespective of their age, access to healthcare, pharmaceutical services and medical equipment.

  7. Turkey - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations on disabled public personnel selection examination and employment of disabled persons as civil servants. (Engelli Kamu Personel Seçme Sınavı ve Engellilerin Devlet Memurluğuna Alınmaları Hakkında Yönetmelik)

    Adoption: 2014-02 | Date of entry into force: 2014-02-07 | TUR-2014-R-107643

    PART 1: Purpose, Scope, Basis and Definitions
    PART 2: Examination
    PART 3: Placement Process and Assignment Procedures
    Part 4: Miscellaneous and Final Provisions


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