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  1. Uruguay - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 16095, por la que se establece un sistema de protección integral a las personas discapacitadas.

    Adoption: 1989-10-26 | URY-1989-L-20318

    La ley comprende definiciones, enumera políticas especiales, y establece medidas sociales y en el campo de la salud, educación, trabajo, arquitectura y urbanismo, transporte, y normas tributarias tendentes a la rehabilitación profesional y empleo de las personas inválidas. Se crea una comisión nacional honoraria del discapacitado.

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

    Decreto 587 por el que se crea la Comisión Nacional Asesora de Rehabilitación Sociolaboral y se fijan cometidos.

    Adoption: 1978-10-11 | URY-1978-R-12668

    Texto derogado por el art. 5 del decreto núm. 186, de 26 de mayo de 1983, por el que se crea el Comité de Rehabilitación Ocupacional y fijan sus cometidos.

  3. Uzbekistan - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Law No.355 of 7 October 2013 to Amend and Supplement, as well as to repeal Several Legal Acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2013-10-07 | Date of entry into force: 2013-10-08 | UZB-2013-L-96323

    Amends, inter alia, Law on Social Protection of the Disabled, rephrasing articles 11 (Responsibility for failure to fulfill duties to ensure unhindered access of the disabled to sites of social infrastructure, use of transport, transport communications, means of communication and information), 25 (guaranteeing employment of the disabled).
    Amends Law on the Employment of the Population introducing wording changes to articles 2 (employment of the population), 3 (recognition as unemployed), 4 (appropriate job), 7 (additional guarantees of job placement for certain categories of population), 10 (right to job placement), 13 (labor activity of the citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan out of the country and the labor activity of foreign citizens in the Republic of Uzbekistan), 16 (competencies of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population and its local bodies in the field of employment), also minor changes to articles 17, 18, 22, 27.
    Amends Code of Administrative Responsibilities supplementing article 47 (failure to fulfill the duties of upbringing and educating) with a new part, rephrasing article 50 (violation of the legislation on the employment of the population), supplementing it with the new articles 51 (1) (violation of the legislation on the social protection of the disabled), 179 (4) (violation of the legislation on stock activity) changing the wording of article 99 (violation of the legislation on city construction), introducing minor wording changes, inter alia, to articles 100, 101, 165, 174 (1), 175; amends also Labor Code changing the wording of articles 60 (recognition as unemployed), 68 (additional guarantees for job placement to certain categories of population), supplementing Code with a new article 247 (1) (additional guarantees for the graduates of educational institutions), also introducing minor changes to articles 63, 65, 72, 84, 90, 107, 119, 149, 150, 160, 258, repealing articles 251, 252.
    Repeals Law No.173-II from 15 December 2000 on the Responsibility of Legal Entities for Violations in the field of Construction (Vedomosti Olij Majlisa Respubliki Uzbekistan, 2001, No.1-2, p.21).

  4. Uzbekistan - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 422-XII of 18 November 1991 on Social Protection of Disabled Persons (consolidation, 9 September 2010). (ЗАКОН РЕСПУБЛИКИ УЗБЕКИСТАН от 18 ноября 1991 года №422-XII О социальной защищенности инвалидов в Республике Узбекистан (по состоянию на 9 сентября 2010 года)) - Legislation from CIS Countries in Russian

    Adoption: 1991-11-18 | Date of entry into force: 1991-11-18 | UZB-1991-L-87853

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Creation of Conditions for Free Access of the Disabled to Installations of Social Infrastructure, Use of Transportation, Communication Means and Information
    Chapter III: Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons
    Chapter IV: Education and Professional Training of Disabled Persons
    Chapter V: Work of Disabled Persons
    Chapter VI: Social Assistance to Disabled Persons
    Chapter VII: Public Unions of Disabled Persons
    Chapter VIII: Final Provisions

  5. Vanuatu - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Ratification) Act 2008 (Act No. 25 of 2008). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-06-12 | Date of entry into force: 2008-06-23 | VUT-2008-L-88501

    An Act to provide for the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

  6. Vanuatu - Disabled workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    National Disability Policy and Plan of Action 2008-2015.

    Adoption: 2008 | VUT-2008-M-87602

    Chapters:
    1. Introduction
    2. Development of the National Disability Policy and Plan of Action 2008-2015
    3. Collaboration/Consultation Between Government and NGOs
    4. Rational for the National Disability Policy
    5. Statement on Disability
    6. Framework for the National Disability Policy
    7. National Disability Policy and National Plan of Action
    8. Strategies and Actions to effect the National Disability Policy

  7. Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Ley para las personas con discapacidad. - Ley

    Adoption: 2006-11-15 | Date of entry into force: 2007-05 | VEN-2006-L-75271

    Tiene por objeto desarrollar los medios y mecanismos que garanticen el desarrollo integral de las personas con discapacidad de manera plena y autónoma, de acuerdo con sus capacidades, y lograr la integración a la vida familiar y comunitaria, mediante su participación directa como ciudadanos y ciudadanos plenos de derechos y la participación solidaria de la sociedad y la familia.
    El Capítulo III (artículos 26-30) del Título II se refiere al trabajo y la capacitación, en especial a políticas laborales, formación para el trabajo, empleo para personas con discapacidad, empleo con apoyo integral e inserción y reinserción laboral.
    El Título III contempla en Sistema Nacional de Atención integral a las personas con discapacidad.

  8. Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Ley para la integración de personas incapacitadas

    Adoption: 1993-08-15 | VEN-1993-L-34960

    Se establece el Consejo Nacional para la integración de las personas incapacitadas. El Título III de la ley trata de la integración social de las personas incapacitadas: gozan del pleno ejercicio de sus derechos, tienen acceso a la educación, a la salud (equipos y prótesis que faciliten su integración), derecho a la asistencia y libre acceso a los servicios e instalaciones de uso público. Los artículos 23 a 25 tratan del derecho al trabajo y el artículo 25 dispone que las empresas públicas o privadas que empleen más de 50 trabajadores tienen la obligación de emplear un mínimo de dos por ciento de incapacitados, siempre que los trabajadores incapacitados reúnan las condiciones de aptitud y capacitación laboral necesarias para el ejercicio de los cargos ofertados.

  9. Viet Nam - Disabled workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular No. 26/2012/TT-BLDTBXH of November 12, 2012, guiding a number of articles of the Government's Decree No. 28/2012/ND-CP of April 10, 2012, detailing and guiding a number of articles of the Law on Persons with Disabilities.

    Adoption: 2012-11-12 | Date of entry into force: 2012-12-26 | VNM-2012-M-94452

  10. Viet Nam - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government's Decree No. 28/2012/ND-CP of April 10, 2012, detailing and guiding a number of articles of the Law on Persons with Disabilities. (Quy dinh chi tiet và huong dan thi hành môt sô diêu cua Luât nguoi khuyêt tât.) - Law in Vietnamese

    Adoption: 2012-04-10 | VNM-2012-R-94453

  11. Viet Nam - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 51/2010/QH12 on Persons with Disabilities. (Luật người khuyết tật 2010) - Law in Vietnamese

    Adoption: 2010-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | VNM-2010-L-84248

    Regulates the rights and obligations of persons with disabilities, as well as the liability of the State, families and society for people with disabilities.

  12. Viet Nam - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 239/2006/QE-TTg approving the scheme on assistance for disabled people in the 2006-2010 period.

    Adoption: 2006-10-24 | Date of entry into force: 2006-11-18 | VNM-2006-R-75341

    Aims to improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities, including participation in social activities, self-reliant organizations, access to medical service and training, etc.

  13. Viet Nam - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Directive No. 01/2006/CT-TTg of January 9, 2006 for Promotion for Implementation of Policies to Support Disabled Persons in the Current Socio-Economic Development Situation. - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 2006-01-09 | VNM-2006-R-75964

    The Directive from the Prime Minister gives instructions to the various responsible ministries and government agencies to promote the implementation of policies adopted by the government concerning disabled persons.

  14. Viet Nam - Disabled workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular No.19/2005/TTLT/BLDTBXH on Employment Fund for People with Disabilities. - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 2005-05-19 | VNM-2005-M-75963

    Provides for the establishment, use and management of the Employment Fund for People with Disabilities.

  15. Viet Nam - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 116/2004/ND-CP of April 23, 2004 amending and Supplementing Decree No. 81/CP and Regulating the Implementation of the Labour Code Regarding Disabled Labourers. - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 2004-04-23 | VNM-2004-R-75965

    Amends sections 2, 3, 5, 12, 13 and 15 of Decree No. 81/CP and adds a new section 5a concerning the borrowing of capital at preferential rates for disabled persons.

  16. Viet Nam - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 55/1999/ND-CP detailing the implementation of a number of articles of the Ordinance on the disabled. - Decree on-line

    Adoption: 1999-07-10 | Date of entry into force: 1999-07-25 | VNM-1999-R-54109

    Provides for social assistance to persons who are disabled and have no income, as well as free medical care and vocational training.

  17. Viet Nam - Disabled workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Joint Circular guiding the implementation of Decree No. 81-CP of 23 November 1995 of the Government on Disabled Laborers (No. 1/1998/TTLT/BLDTBXH-BTC-BKHDT). - Circular on-line

    Adoption: 1998-01-01 | VNM-1998-M-49561

    Sets forth conditions for vocational training programmes and enterprises to be considered as reserved for disabled workers so that they may receive certain incentives. To qualify, vocational training programmes must have at least 70 per cent permanent enrollment of disabled persons, and enterprises must hire a specified proportion of disabled workers and include a disabled person in management. Stipulates that cities and provinces establish job funds to finance job training programmes and enterprises for the disabled. Also sets forth entitlements of disabled workers, types of enterprises which must accept a proportion of disabled workers, and stipulates that enterprises which have not hired prescribed proportions of disabled workers pay an indemnity to the Fund for Job Creation.

  18. Viet Nam - Disabled workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular on Instruction of Tax Exemption Procedures for Production or Business Establishments Exclusively Reserved for Disabled Persons (No. 23TC/TCT9), 26 April, 1996. - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 1996-04-26 | VNM-1996-M-75966

    Sets out tax exemption procedures for production or business establishments exclusively reserved for disabled persons.

  19. Viet Nam - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 81-CP to regulate the implementation of a number of sections of the Labour Code relating to disabled workers. - Decree on-line

    Adoption: 1995-11-23 | Date of entry into force: 1995-11-23 | VNM-1995-R-45361

    Provides regulations governing vocational training institutions in which at least 70 per cent of the trainees are disabled, and enterprises in which at least 51 per cent of the workforce is disabled. Disability for the purposes of this text is established at more than 21 per cent.

  20. Zambia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    The Persons with Disabilities Act, 2012 [No. 6 of 2012]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-06-21 | ZMB-2012-L-94955

    An Act to continue the existence of the Zambia Agency for Persons with Disabilities and define its functions and powers; promote the participation of persons with disabilities with equal opportunities in the civil, political, economic, social and cultural spheres; provide for mainstreaming of disability issues as an integral part of national policies and strategies of sustainable development; incorporate a gender perspective in the promotion of the full enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms by persons with disabilities; ensure accessibility by persons with disabilities to the physical, social, economic and cultural environment, and to health, education, information, communication and technology; provide for the regulation and registration of institutions that provide services to persons with disabilities and organizations of, and for, persons with disabilities; continue the existence of the National Trust Fund for Persons with Disabilities; provide for the domestication of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol and other international instruments on persons with disabilities to which Zambia is party, in order to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by persons with disabilities and to promote respect for their inherent dignity; repeal and replace the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1996; and provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.

  21. Zimbabwe - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Disabled Persons Act [Chapter 17:01]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1992 | ZWE-1992-L-30350

    This Act provides for the welfare and rehabilitation of disabled persons, the appointment and functions of a Director for Disabled Persons' Affairs, and the establishment and functions of a National Disability Board. Discrimination against disabled persons in employment, and denial to disabled persons of access to public premises, services and amenities are prohibited.

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