Spain

Region: Europe

RELEVANT LEGISLATION

Law 51/2003

Royal Legislative Decree 2/2015

Royal Decree No. 870/2007 on Rules for the Supported Employment Programme, as means to achieve employment of persons with disabilities in the regular labour market.

Royal Legislative Decree No. 1/2013 approving the revised text of the General Law on rights of persons with disabilities and their social inclusion.

Law 9/2017, of 8 November, on Public Sector Contracts

Quota legislation

Employers in both the private and public sectors are obliged to employ disabled people, making up at least 2% of their workforce. In case an employee cannot meet this target, he is able to take into consideration subcontracted work, temporary workers and donations made to organisations which support disabled people.

Find the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) country report here.

National business and disability networks or initiatives