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Name: Act on Employment Promotion and Vocational Rehabilitation for the Disabled (Act No. 4219 of 1990).
Country: Korea, Republic of
Subject(s): Disabled workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1990-01-13
Entry into force:
ISN: KOR-1990-L-41950
Bibliography: Labor Laws of Korea 1994, Ministry of Labor, Republic of Korea, pp. 207-222
Labor Laws of Korea 2001, Ministry of Labor, Republic of Korea, pp. 571-592
Labor Laws of Korea 2004, Ministry of Labor, Republic of Korea, pp. 623-645
Labor Laws of Korea 2007, 2007-12, International Cooperation Office of the Ministry of Labor, Republic of Korea, Part I, pp. 497-530
Legislation on-line in English [as amended to 2009] Legislation on-line in English [as amended to 2009] Ministry of Government Legislation, Republic of Korea PDF of Act as amended to June 30, 2014 PDF of Act as amended to June 30, 2014 (consulted on 2011-06-06)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for the promotion of employment of physically or mentally disabled workers. Establishes for this purpose an Employment Promotion of the Handicapped Committee and an Employment Promotion Agency for the Handicapped. With certain exceptions, employers shall employ disabled workers at a rate of 1 to 5 per cent of the total workforce (sec. 35). Employers hiring the disabled above this rate shall receive an allowance; those falling below shall pay a levy.
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