Administration Bill Would Exempt Companies from Disabled Worker Quota System

The bill permits companies to make payments into a special fund rather than hiring disabled people.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bolsonaro's government has submitted a bill to Congress that virtually eliminates the policy of quotas for people with disabilities or in rehabilitation. PL6.195/2019 enables companies to substitute hiring with the payment of two monthly minimum wages.

On Tuesday, December 3rd, International Disabled Persons Day, a meeting in the Chamber of Deputies is expected to have defined a strategy to halt the bill and bring down the urgency with which it is being processed.

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