The Disabilities Act of 2008 provides that persons with disabilities shall have the right to access employment on an equal basis with persons without disabilities. The Persons with The employer shall protect the rights of persons with disabilities, on equal basis with persons without disabilities, on equal basis with persons without disabilities, to just and favourable conditions of work, including equal opportunities and equal remuneration for work of equal value, safe and healthy working conditions, protection from harassment and the redress of grievances.
Currently, there is a 1% employment quota for persons with disabilities in the public sector.
Lao PDR is one of the 180 Member States that have ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). The Decree on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was issued to protect the rights and interests of persons with disabilities in regards to policies on treatment, health, employment and other policies promoting self-development. It eliminates all forms of discrimination against persons with disabilities, granting them equal rights in front of the law. The State takes all measures necessary to prevent all forms of discrimination and abuses against persons with disabilities.
Persons with disabilities have right to work in all public and private sectors without discrimination, and this applies to employment application, acceptance, salary, promotion, compensation, among others.
Currently there is no employment quota for persons with disabilities.
1% quota for companies of 67 or more employees. Non-compliant employers should contribute to the Disability Employment Funds. The contribution amount is based on the required number of unemployed disabled multiplied by the statutory monthly minimum wage.
Equal Rights For Persons With Disabilities Law, 5758-1998 prohibits disability-based discrimination in employment, including in hiring, including hiring tests; employment terms; promotion at work; training or professional advanced studies; severance or severance pay; benefits and payments given to an employee in connection with retirement from work.
3% quota is applicable for employers with 100 employees or more.Companies over 25 employees are required to make sure there is an adequate representation for persons with disabilities.
Disability Discrimination Ordinance (1995) – unlawful to discriminate against disabled people. It is unlawful for a person (the employer), in relation to employment by him at an establishment in Hong Kong, to discriminate against another person with a disability—
(a) in the arrangements the employer makes for the purpose of determining who should be offered that employment;
(b) in the terms on which the employer offers that other person that employment; or
(c) by refusing or deliberately omitting to offer that other person that employment.”