Palmer Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under Alaska Law
Both Alaska and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection from discrimination in the workplace. Such laws provide equal opportunities for individuals in Palmer 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 perform their tasks.
Alaska 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. In Alaska, any employer decisions to hire, assign a job position, or issue a promotion can not be based on a person's disability.
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. 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 Palmer?
In Palmer there are various 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.