Author: Mateusz Brząkowski

Mateusz Brząkowski
Posted on Categories coronavirus, employees with disabilities

Extension of the validity of rulings on disability due to the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic

The Act dated 31 March 2020, namely the so-called Anti-Crisis Shield 1.0, introduced a series of new provisions to the Act dated 2 March 2020 on specific solutions associated with the prevention and countering of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, other contagious diseases and the crisis situations they cause (hereafter the Special Law). Its main purpose was to primarily enable employers to retain work positions during suspension of activity or reduction of revenues. It also includes important provisions on extension of the validity of judgments regarding disability, degree of disability and inability to work to which employers hiring disabled persons should draw particular attention.

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Corporate diversity and employment of individuals with disabilities

Corporate awareness of social responsibilities is growing on the dynamically changing labour market. Private business is paying increasing attention to exclusion and diversity among employees. One of the manifestations of such openness and social responsibility is the gradually growing interest in employing people with disabilities. This proves that the role of more inclusive employers, i.e. employers who draw as many employees as possible into the life of the workplace, is increasing.

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Quarantine during the epidemic

On 20 March 2020, the Health Minister’s regulation declaring a state of epidemic Poland entered into force. It states that from 20 March 2020 until further notice, a state of epidemic related to SARS-CoV-2 infections is declared in Poland. At the same time, a separate Health Minister regulation cancelled the state of epidemiological threat  in Poland.

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