Boston Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under Massachusetts Law
According to Massachusetts and Federal laws, persons with disabilities are protected from being discriminated against in the workplace. The various laws ensure that disabled persons in Boston have an equal opportunity to get hired and obtain promotions in their choice of field. Disability laws make it mandatory for employers to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities so that they can execute their jobs.
Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts 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.
Employers in Boston must also provide any special equipment that the disabled person may need for performing duites, so long costs are reasonable. This is in addition to providing equal treatment. Furthermore, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers may not discriminate against people based upon their relation to disabled persons with special needs.
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Massachusetts has countless employment law attorneys in Boston who specialize in assisting persons with claims related to disabilities Consulting with an attorney may help you decide how to proceed when difficulties arise.
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