Newport Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under Arkansas Law
Both Arkansas and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection against discrimination in the workplace. Such laws provide equal opportunities for persons in Newport with disabilities to obtain employment and advance in their profession of choice. Employers must provide disabled persons with reasonable accomodations under these disbility laws so that they are able to perform their jobs.
Arkansas Employment for the Disabled
Whether you are employed by a government agency or a private company, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against the disabled. In Arkansas, 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 Newport?
In Newport there are numerous lawyers who specialize in the laws regulating employment and disabilities law. Lawyers are available for consultation to help you decide your next step should any difficulties emerge.