Evanston Disability Lawyers

Find the right Disability attorney in Evanston, IL

Both Illinois and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection from discrimination in the workplace. These laws provide people with disabilities in Evanston 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. When making decisions regarding hiring, job assignment, or promotions, employers in Illinois cannot consider a citizen's disability.

Besides treating them equally, Evanston employers must also provide disabled workers with any specific equipment required for work, according to reasonable costs. The act also prohibits discrimination against persons based on their relation to a person with a disability that poses special needs.

When do I need an Attorney in Evanston?

In Evanston there are various lawyers who specialize in the laws regulating employment and disabilities law. Lawyers are available for consultation to help you decide your next step should any difficulties emerge.

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Life in Evanston

Evanston, Illinois is a municipality in Cook County, Illinois. It is a suburb of Chicago, and its population is estimated at about 75,000 people. Evanston is probably best known as the home of Northwestern University, which is one of the most prestigious undergraduate and graduate schools in the U.S., and home to one of highest-ranked law schools in the U.S. Evanston was officially incorporated in 1863, and grew rapidly during the industrial revolution. The popular building toys known as "Tinkertoys" were invented in Evanston, Illinois. Evanston is one of several cities which claim to be the birthplace of the ice cream sundae, though the veracity this claim, and the claims of other cities, can't be confirmed. Modernly, Northwestern University makes up a significant portion of Evanston's economic activity, from the thousands of people it employs, and the students it brings to the community, who typically spend a lot of money. If you live in the Chicago/Evanston area, and need legal representation, an Evanston, Illinois lawyer would probably be able to meet your legal needs. Evanston's proximity to such a prestigious law school, as well as the huge city right next door, ensures that Evanston, Illinois lawyers must be far more sophisticated than the average small-town attorney.

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