According to Indiana and Federal laws, persons with disabilities are protected from being discriminated against in the workplace. Disability laws afford disabled individuals in Marion County an equal opportunity to be hired and advance in their chosen professions. Employers are required by disbility laws to make reasonable accomodations for disabled persons to perform their tasks.
Indiana 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 company. An employer in Indiana 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. Employers are also prohibited under the act from discrimination based on a person's relation to persons with a disability or special needs.
When do I need an Attorney in Marion County?
In Marion County there are countless 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.