Russellville Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under Arkansas Law
Both Arkansas and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection from discrimination in the workplace. Such laws provide equal opportunities for individuals in Russellville 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 execute their jobs.
Arkansas Employment for the Disabled
Whether you are employed by a government agency or a private employer, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against the disabled. When making decisions regarding hiring, job assignment, or promotions, employers in Arkansas cannot consider a citizen's disability.
Employers in Russellville must also provide any special equipment that the disabled person may need for performing duites, so long costs are reasonable. This is in addition to providing equal treatment. The act also prohibits discrimination against persons based on their relation to a person with a disability that poses special needs.
When do I need an Attorney in Russellville?
Russellville has various 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.