Rock Island Disability Lawyers

Find the right Disability attorney in Rock Island, IL

Both Illinois and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection from discrimination in the workplace. These laws provide persons with disabilities in Rock Island equal opportunities for getting hired and being advanced in ther respective professions. Disability laws make it mandatory for employers to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities so that they can execute their jobs.

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. In Illinois, any employer decisions to hire, assign a job position, or issue a promotion can not be based on a person's disability.

As long as the costs are reasonable, Rock Island employers are required to provide workers who have disabilities with any special equipment they need for completing tasks. 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 Rock Island?

Countless lawyers in Rock Island specialize in employment laws dealing with individuals with disabilities. Consulting with a lawyer beforehand will help you be prepared in the event of unforseen difficulties.

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Life in Rock Island

Rock Island is home to about 41,000 people. It is considered part of Illinois's "Quad Cities," and is located along the Mississippi River. Its neighbors include Moline, East Moline, Davenpor, and Bettendorf.

Some great sites for visitors include Black Hawk State Historic Site, Jumer's Casino Hotel, Broadway Historic District, Hauberg Civic Center, Longview Park Conservatory and Gardens, Quad City Botanical Center, and Rock Island Arsenal.

Some of Rock Island's top employers include the health care system, the school district, Augustana College, Performance Food Group, Modern Woodmen of America, YRC Worldwide, Dohrn Transfer Company, and Norcross Safety Products.

Alongside these employers, Rock Island is also home to many attorneys that practice in law offices and small firms. These attorneys are trained in many legal fields and focus on providing excellent, yet personalized, legal services.

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