Both California and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection from discrimination in the workplace. Such laws provide equal opportunities for individuals in Alameda County 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.
California 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 California, employers are not allowed to consider a citizen's disability when making decisions regarding hiring, job positions, or advancement opportunities.
Besides treating them equally, Alameda County employers must also provide disabled workers with any specific equipment required for work, according to reasonable costs. Furthermore, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers may not discriminate against people based upon their relation to disabled persons with special needs.
When do I need an Attorney in Alameda County?
In Alameda County there are countless lawyers who specialize in the laws regulating employment and disabilities law. Consult a lawyer who can help you make decisions on your next course of action should difficulties present themselves.