Stamford Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under Connecticut Law
Both Connecticut and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection from discrimination in the workplace. The various laws ensure that disabled persons in Stamford 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 execute their jobs.
Connecticut Employment for the Disabled
Discriminating against the disabled is prohibited by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), whether the employer is a government agency or a private company. An employer in Connecticut might not consider someone's disability when they make the decision to hire that person, their job assignments or whether they might advance in their position.
As long as the costs are reasonable, Stamford employers are required to provide workers who have disabilities with any special equipment they need for completing tasks. Employers are also prohibited under the act from discrimination based on a person's relation to persons with a disability or special needs.
When do I need an Attorney in Stamford?
Many attorneys in Stamford have specialized in disabilities laws in the employment sector. 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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