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know that employers with more than 20 employees must meet a disability quota?
This means that employers with 20 or more
employees must have a compulsory share of persons with disabilities (2%–6% of the total number of workers) employed. Any employer liable for the
quota that does not meet the quota must pay a contributory fee on a monthly
basis (by the end of each month for the previous month), amounting to 70% of
the minimum wage for each non-employed disabled person, for the promotion of
employment of persons with disabilities.
When employing a person
with a disability, the employer is eligible for the following rights and
• Reward for exceeding the quota
Employers that employ more people with disabilities than specified in the quota and employers with fewer than 20 employees in total are eligible to receive a reward for exceeding the quota. It amounts to 20% of the minimum wage for each person with a disability above the quota. Direct and indirect users of the state budget are not eligible for the reward for exceeding the quota.
• Exemption from financial contributions to pension and disability insurance
shall be exempt from payment of contributions to compulsory pension and
disability insurance for disabled employees above the prescribed quota. This exemption
also applies to employers with less than 20 employees. Direct and indirect
users of the state budget are not eligible for this exemption from financial
contributions to pension and disability insurance.
• Right to a salary subsidy
salary subsidy is the right of a person with disabilities employed in sheltered
or supported employment, or in a social enterprise employing persons with
disabilities. due to the achievement of worse results as a consequence of
• Payment of costs involved in making adjustments to the job and means of work
employer may apply for payment of reasonable accommodation on the basis of an
individual accommodation plan which shows that due to disability, the disabled person
may only be engaged to fill a post adjusted for them or that needs the means of
• Payment of support-services costs
employer that has concluded a contract on supported employment with a person
with disabilities and has drawn up a support services plan needed by the person
with disabilities may apply for payment of the costs associated with support
services up to a maximum of 30 hours per month.
• Annual reward for good practice in
the field of employment of people with disabilities
is a special way of acknowledging employers that show good practice in the
field of employment of people with special needs. Recipients of this reward
also receive a “family-friendly company“ certificate.