According to Kansas and Federal laws, persons with disabilities are protected from being discriminated against in the workplace. Disability laws afford disabled individuals in Wellington an equal opportunity to be hired and advance in their chosen professions. Employers must provide disabled persons with reasonable accomodations under these disbility laws so that they are able to execute their jobs.
Kansas 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 agency. An employer in Kansas 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 Wellington?
In Wellington there are various lawyers who specialize in the laws regulating employment and disabilities law. Consult a lawyer who can help you make decisions on your next course of action should difficulties present themselves.