Poland

Region: Europe

RELEVANT LEGISLATION

Vocational and Social Rehabilitation and Employment of Persons with Disabilities defines disability and disability grades, sets measures of occupational and social rehabilitation, regulates conditions of employment of disabled persons and imposes on employers specific duties and obligations while employing disabled persons. Regulates tasks and organisation of social services for disabled persons. Also establishes a National Consultative Council for Matters relating to Disabled Persons as well as a National Fund for the Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons.

Article 21 European Disability Strategy 2010-2020

Country profile of Academic Network of European Disability Experts 

Rehabilitation act

Quota Legislation

Yes, 6% (double/triple counting) for private employers with at least 25 full-time employees; 2% for public sector. Employers with at least 25 employees that do not fulfill their quota of hiring at least six per cent of people with disabilities are obliged to pay a fine to the State Fund for the Rehabilitation of People with Disabilities.

National business and disability networks or initiatives