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  1. Jamaica - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Disabilities Act, 2014 (Act No.13 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-10-31 | JAM-2014-L-98288

    An Act to promote and ensure full and equal enjoyment by persons with disabilities, of privileges, interests, benefits and treatment, on equal basis as others and to establish the Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities.

    Part VI deals with employment of persons with disabilities and includes non-discrimination provisions and an obligation on the employer to make adjustments to the workplace to ensure that the employee is not at a disadvantage. It also provides for the redeployment of an employee to a position that is at equivalent to their previous position.

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