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Disabilities Under Alabama Law

Both Alabama and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection against discrimination in the workplace. Such laws provide equal opportunities for persons in Athens with disabilities to obtain employment and advance in their profession of choice. Employers are required by disbility laws to make reasonable accomodations for disabled persons to execute their tasks.

Alabama Employment for the Disabled

Both government and private employers are prohibited from discriminating against the disabled according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In Alabama, employers are not allowed to consider a person's disability when making decisions regarding hiring, job positions, or advancement opportunities.

In addition to fair treatment, Athens employers must also provide any special equipment the disabled may need to perform their duties, as long as the cost of the equipment is reasonable. Employers are also prohibited under the act from discrimination based on a person's relation to someone with a disability or special needs.

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Athens has many lawyers specializing in employment law and persons with disabilities. Lawyers are available for consultation to help you decide your next step should any difficulties emerge.

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