Jasper 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 Jasper 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. When making decisions regarding hiring, job assignment, or promotions, employers in Alabama cannot consider a person's disability.
In addition to fair treatment, Jasper 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. 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 Jasper?
In Jasper 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.