Hokes Bluff Disability Lawyers
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 Hokes Bluff 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
Discriminating against the disabled is prohibited by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), whether the employer is a government agency or a private employer. In Alabama, employers are not allowed to consider a person's disability when making decisions regarding hiring, job positions, or advancement opportunities.
If the costs are reasonable, workers with disabilities are entitled to any special equipment needed for work from their employers. This is on top of the requirement to provide fair treatment. In addition,discriminating against a person because of their relation to a disabled individual is prohibited by this act.
When do I need an Attorney in Hokes Bluff?
In Hokes Bluff there are many lawyers who specialize in the laws regulating employment and disabilities law. Consulting with an attorney may help you decide how to proceed when difficulties arise.