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Disabilities Under California Law

Both California and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection from discrimination in the workplace. The various laws ensure that disabled persons in El Cerrito have an equal opportunity to get hired and obtain promotions in their choice of field. Disability laws also require employers to include reasonable accomodations in order that disabled people may correctly perform their job.

California 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. Employers in the state of are barred from considering an individual's disability when deciding to hire them, assign them a job position, or provide them with an advancement opportunity.

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.

When do I need an Attorney in El Cerrito?

Many attorneys in El Cerrito have specialized in disabilities laws in the employment sector. Lawyers are available for consultation to help you decide your next step should any difficulties emerge.

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