Newark Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under Delaware Law
Both Delaware and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection from discrimination in the workplace. The various laws ensure that disabled persons in Newark 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.
Delaware 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. Employers in the state of
In addition to equal treatment, Newark 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. 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 Newark?
Newark has various 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 NewarkNewark, Delaware is a city in New Castle County, and is located just miles away from Wilmington, the largest city in Delaware. As of a 2006 estimate by the Census Bureau, Newark has a population of just over 30,000 people.
Newark was founded by Scots-Irish and Welsh settlers in the late 1600s. However, the town was not officially chartered until 1758, when King George II issued a charter.
Throughout its history, Newark, Delaware has been a center for education, and educational institutions have played an important role in its development over the last few hundred years.
A grammar school was established in the town in 1765, as the Newark Academy. 3 signers of the Declaration of Independence were among the school's first graduates. Newark is also home to the University of Delaware, which was founded in 1833 as Newark College. Today, the University of Delaware is well regarded for many of its programs, particularly in the life sciences.
Newark, Delaware attorneys have to be ready to handle a wide variety of cases, given the unique demographics of the college town. Newark, Delaware has a large number of college students, as well as affluent families. The legal issues that these two groups are likely to face are very different from one another. Accordingly, Newark, Delaware lawyers have to be very well-rounded, making it very likely that they can handle just about any legal issue you might face.