Bakersfield Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under California Law
Both California and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection against discrimination in the workplace. Such laws provide equal opportunities for persons in Bakersfield 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 perform 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). Employers in the state of
In addition to fair treatment, Bakersfield employers must also provide any special equipment the disabled may need to perform their duties, as long as the cost of the equipment is reasonable. Furthermore, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers may not discriminate against persons based upon their relation to disabled persons with special needs.
When do I need an Attorney in Bakersfield?
California has numerous employment law attorneys in Bakersfield who specialize in assisting persons with claims related to disabilities It can be helpful to consult with a lawyer who may be able to help guide you should difficulties come up.
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Life in BakersfieldBakersfield, California is a city of over 300,000 people, located in Kern County, roughly at the midpoint between Los Angeles and Fresno. Bakersfield is considered one of the sunniest places in the United States.
Bakersfield, California's economy mostly revolves around oil and agriculture. Its other sectors largely operate in support of those major industries. In fact, Kern County is the most oil-productive county in the U.S. - and is responsible for about 10% of America's domestic oil production. Kern County is also one of the most agriculturally-productive regions in the United States, and is particularly well-suited for growing grapes, citrus fruit, roses, and almonds. Needless to say, Bakersfield is, and will continue to be, a very important part of America's economy.
More recently, however, other industries (such as manufacturing) have moved into Bakersfield, California, thanks to an abundance of inexpensive land.
In addition to the steady economic stimulus provided by industry, Bakersfield, California, has another relatively stable economic lifeline: a large four-year university. California State University, Bakersfield has approximately 7,800 students, from all over California, and the country.
It should go without saying, then, that there is no shortage of Bakersfield, California lawyers. Whatever legal issue you or a loved one might be facing, a Bakersfield, California lawyer can help.