Kaneohe Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under Hawaii Law
Both Hawaii and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection against discrimination in the workplace. An equal opportunity for hiring and advancement opportunities in Kaneohe for individuals with disabilities is afforded by these laws. Employers are required by disbility laws to make reasonable accomodations for disabled persons to execute 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 employer. An employer in Hawaii may not consider someone's disability when they make the decision to hire that person, their job assignments or whether they may advance in their position.
If the costs are reasonable, workers with disabilities are entitled to any special equipment needed for work from their employers. This is on top of the requirement to provide fair treatment. Additionally, the ADA makes it illegal to discriminate against someone based on their relationship to persons who have a disability requiring special needs.
When do I need an Attorney in Kaneohe?
Hawaii has many employment law attorneys in Kaneohe who specialize in assisting persons with claims related to disabilities Consult a lawyer who can help you make decisions on your next course of action should difficulties present themselves.