Yuma 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 Yuma 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
Both government and private employers are prohibited from discriminating against the disabled according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In Arizona, employers are not allowed to consider a citizen's disability when making decisions regarding hiring, job positions, or advancement opportunities.
Besides treating them equally, Yuma employers must also provide disabled workers with any specific equipment required for work, according to reasonable costs. In addition,discriminating against a citizen because of their relation to a disabled individual is prohibited by this act.
When do I need an Attorney in Yuma?
In Yuma there are countless lawyers who specialize in the laws regulating employment and disabilities law. Consulting with a lawyer beforehand will help you be prepared in the event of unforseen difficulties.
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