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Disabilities Under Alabama Law

Both Alabama and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection from discrimination in the workplace. Such laws provide equal opportunities for individuals in Birmingham 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 perform 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 citizen's disability when making decisions regarding hiring, job positions, or advancement opportunities.

As long as the costs are reasonable, Birmingham employers are required to provide workers who have disabilities with any special equipment they need for completing tasks. Employers are also prohibited under the act from discrimination based on a person's relation to persons with a disability or special needs.

When do I need an Attorney in Birmingham?

Various lawyers in Birmingham specialize in employment laws dealing with individuals with disabilities. Consult a lawyer who can help you make decisions on your next course of action should difficulties present themselves.

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Life in Birmingham

As Alabama's biggest city with over 225,000 people, Birmingham is also the county seat for Jefferson County. The greater metropolitan area of Birmingham is estimated to have a population exceeding 1.25 million.

Founded in 1871, Birmingham has a diversified economy, with an original base of manufacturing other businesses and industries such as banking, transportation, telecommunications, power transmission, education, medical care, and insurance have all risen in importance. Coal mining remains a large business and the trucking industry has grown with the advent of the interstate highway system.

Birmingham, AL is an excellent place for those in the legal profession, with prestigious law schools such as the Birmingham School of Law, Cumberland School of Law and the University of Alabama School of Law located there. The telephone directory lists over 3800 Birmingham lawyers.

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