Both Iowa and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection against discrimination in the workplace. These laws provide persons with disabilities in Washington equal opportunities for getting hired and being advanced in ther respective professions. Disability laws also require employers to include reasonable accomodations in order that disabled people may properly perform their job.
Iowa Employment for the Disabled
Discrimination against disabled individuals is illegal under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), whether the employer is the government or a private citizen. An employer in Iowa 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.
Employers in Washington must also provide any special equipment that the disabled person may require for performing duites, so long costs are reasonable. This is in addition to providing fair treatment. In addition,discriminating against a person because of their relation to a disabled individual is prohibited by this act.
When do I need an Attorney in Washington?
Many lawyers in Washington specialize in employment laws dealing with individuals with disabilities. It can be helpful to consult with a lawyer who may be able to help guide you should difficulties come up.