Middletown Disability Lawyers

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Both Connecticut and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection against discrimination in the workplace. The various laws ensure that disabled individuals in Middletown have an equal opportunity to get hired and obtain promotions in their choice of field. Disability laws make it mandatory for employers to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities so that they can perform their jobs.

Connecticut Employment for the Disabled

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) makes discrimination against the disabled illegal, whether it be in a government agency or a private setting. In Connecticut, any employer decisions to hire, assign a job position, or issue a promotion may not be based on a person's disability.

In addition to fair treatment, Middletown 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 people based upon their relation to disabled persons with special needs.

When do I need an Attorney in Middletown?

Middletown has many lawyers specializing in employment law and persons with disabilities. Consulting with a lawyer beforehand will help you be prepared in the event of unforseen difficulties.

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Life in Middletown

Middletown, Connecticut is a city in Middlesex County. Its population is about 47,000 people, according to a 2005 estimate by the U.S. Census Bureau.

The first foreign settlement of the area now known as Middletown came in 1650, by emigrants from a settlement nearby, which had been established a few years earlier. These settlers were Puritans, and during their period of influence, life was harsh. Some of this harshness was self-inflicted, in the form of extremely draconian laws, which allowed the death penalty for "crimes" such as cursing, blasphemy, and "incorrigible stubbornness of children."

During the Industrial Revolution, Middletown saw a major influx of immigrants from various parts of Europe, including Ireland, Italy, Germany, and Poland. This diversity is evidenced even today, with Middletown's various neighborhoods and ethnic restaurants (for which the city is becoming increasingly well-known), and the general cultural diversity of the city. Modernly, Middletown is a residential community, with the Middlesex Hospital being one of the largest employers.

If you live in Middletown, Connecticut, and need an attorney, you're in luck. There are many Middletown, Connecticut lawyers who can handle virtually any type of legal problem a person might have.

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