Last updated: 01/12/2020
Programme objectives

The program seeks Integration in the labor market of people with disabilities, through the process of management of disability in the workplace and in compliance with Law No. 15 of June 2016. The program promotes the labor insertion of people with disability, through a labor intermediation process, with orientation and assistance phases. It also seeks to manage training actions with other institutions or entities, as well as provide tax incentives for companies that hire people with disabilities.

Country
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
 
Start date
2015
Programme components
Conditionalities (if any)
To be disabled
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Targeted areas
Nationwide
Target groups
Persons of legal age who are disabled
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type of benefits
Employment inclusion of people with disabilities. For example, through job fairs, workshops and training, promoting awareness rising for companies, and collaboration with organizations and institutions such as: the National Disability Network (REDIS), IPHE, INADEH, CONADIS and “Sumarse”.
Amount of benefits
According to Law No. 42 of 1999 (updated by Law No. 15 of 2016), companies are obliged to hire people with disabilities. For those composed of more than 25 workers, there must be at least one worker with a disability, while companies with more than 50 workers must have a proportion of not less than 2% of workers with disabilities.
Payment/delivery frequency
 
Benefit delivery mechanism
 
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
 
Coverage
 
Programme expenditure
 
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
 
Legal Framework
Law No. 15 of May 31, 2016: Resolution No. DM-220-16; Executive Decree No. 9 of March 8, 2005. According to Law No. 42 of 1999 (updated by Law No. 15 of 2016), companies are obliged to hire people with disabilities. For those composed of more than 25 workers, there must be at least one worker with a disability, while companies with more than 50 workers must have a proportion of not less than 2% of workers with disabilities.
MIS
 
Population Group
Persons with disabilities