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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 Modesto 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. In California, 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. Additionally, the ADA makes it illegal to discriminate against persons based on their relationship to persons who have a disability requiring special needs.

When do I need an Attorney in Modesto?

Many attorneys in Modesto 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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Life in Modesto

Modesto is a city in Stanislaus County, California. As of 2009, it has a population 211,000, making it the 17th most populous city in California.

Modesto was founded in 1870, as a stop along the new railroad that connected Los Angeles and Sacramento. Modesto's economy is based almost entirely around agriculture, and the other industries that support the agricultural industry. During World War II, Modesto, California was a major source of food for the war effort.

Unfortunately, Modesto is burdened with a high crime rate, and a struggling economy with chronic unemployment well above the national average. However, Forbes Magazine has ranked it fairly highly in its "best bang for your buck" ratings, suggesting that Modesto's real estate market is an excellent destination for bargain-hunters. During the 2000s, the downtown area of Modesto was revitalized and modernized, with significant additions made to the Gallo Center for The Arts, as well as many other improvements.

If you live in Modesto, California and need an attorney, you're in luck. Modesto, California lawyers can handle just about any type of legal problem they're presented with.


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