Decatur Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under Illinois Law
Both Illinois and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection from discrimination in the workplace. These laws provide individuals with disabilities in Decatur equal opportunities for getting hired and being advanced in ther respective professions. Employers are required by disbility laws to make reasonable accomodations for disabled persons to perform their tasks.
Illinois Employment for the Disabled
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) makes discrimination against the disabled illegal, whether it be in a government agency or a private company. An employer in Illinois 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.
If the costs are reasonable, workers with disabilities are entitled to any special equipment required for work from their employers. This is on top of the requirement to provide equal treatment. In addition,discriminating against a citizen because of their relation to a disabled individual is prohibited by this act.
When do I need an Attorney in Decatur?
Many attorneys in Decatur have specialized in disabilities laws in the employment sector. Consulting with a lawyer beforehand will help you be prepared in the event of unforseen difficulties.
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