Cottonwood Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under Arizona Law
Both Arizona and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection from discrimination in the workplace. Such laws provide equal opportunities for individuals in Cottonwood 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.
Arizona Employment for the Disabled
Discrimination against disabled individuals is illegal under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), whether the employer is the government or a private agency. In Arizona, employers are not allowed to consider a citizen'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 required for work from their employers. This is on top of the requirement to provide equal treatment. Employers are also prohibited under the act from discrimination based on a person's relation to persons with a disability or special needs.
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Cottonwood has countless 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.