Hilo Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under Hawaii Law
Both Hawaii and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection from discrimination in the workplace. An equal opportunity for hiring and advancement opportunities in Hilo for persons with disabilities is afforded by these laws. Employers are required by disbility laws to make reasonable accomodations for disabled persons to perform their tasks.
Hawaii 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 Hawaii 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, Hilo employers are required to provide workers who have disabilities with any special equipment they need for completing tasks. Furthermore, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers may not discriminate against individuals based upon their relation to disabled persons with special needs.
When do I need an Attorney in Hilo?
In Hilo there are various lawyers who specialize in the laws regulating employment and disabilities law. Consulting with an attorney may help you decide how to proceed when difficulties arise.