Consultation Workshop on the Employment Legislation for People with Disabilities

To finalize the Draft Bill on employment and vocational training for people with disabilities and recommend regulations for the Government Decrees.

Objectives and expected outputs of the workshop:

a) Discuss and finalize the Draft Bill focusing on employment and vocational training for people with disabilities, based on comments from the National Assembly members for the draft law.

b) Recommend specific regulations to put in the Government Decree on employment and vocational training for people with disabilities:

  • Regulations on reasonable job accommodation for people with disabilities;
  • Regulations on safe working conditions and environment for people with disabilities;
  • Support policies for people with disabilities with self-employment and households that generate jobs for persons with disabilities;
  • Support policies for businesses and enterprises for people with disabilities and policies to encourage organizations, agencies, and enterprise to recruit people with disabilities.

Contact person: Ms. Pham Thi Cam Ly, National Project Coordinator, PEPDEL/INCLUDE, ILO Office in Viet Nam, Hanoi, camly@ilo.org