New German Law Aims to Promote a More Inclusive Labor Market
The German legislature recently passed the “Act to Promote an Inclusive Labor Market” which will enter into force on January 1, 2024. The purpose of the law is to improve the conditions for individuals with disabilities, enabling their active engagement in the labor market and facilitating more consistent participation. To achieve this purpose, it also contains provisions to help maintain existing employment relationships of individuals experiencing health impairments. Furthermore, the law aims to provide more focused assistance for individuals with severe disabilities.