Brockton Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under Massachusetts Law
According to Massachusetts and Federal laws, individuals with disabilities are protected from being discriminated against in the workplace. The various laws ensure that disabled individuals in Brockton 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 perform 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 employer. An employer in Massachusetts may not consider someone's disability when they make the decision to hire that person, their job assignments or whether they may advance in their position.
As long as the costs are reasonable, Brockton employers are required to provide workers who have disabilities with any special equipment they require for completing tasks. Additionally, the ADA makes it illegal to discriminate against someone based on their relationship to persons who have a disability requiring special needs.
When do I need an Attorney in Brockton?
Most attorneys in Brockton have specialized in disabilities laws in the employment sector. Consult a lawyer who can help you make decisions on your next course of action should difficulties present themselves.
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Life in BrocktonBrockton is located in Plymouth County, Massachusetts with a population of around 93,810 people. Brockton is the seventh largest city in Massachusetts. It is nicknamed the "City of Champions" due to the success of resident boxers Rocky Marciano and Marvin Hagler. Brockton High School's sports programs are also very successful, and also contribute to the city's nicknames.
What is interesting is that in 2005, 2008, and 2010, Brockton was named as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People. This award is given by America's Promise Alliance. Some reasons for this award is Brockton's dedication to education, mentoring, and volunteerism.
There are some great attractions to check out in Brockton. Such places include the Audubon Conservation Area, Brockton Fire Museum, Campanelli Stadium, D.W. Field Park, Franklin Block, Petronelli Way, Sacco & Vanzetti Museum, and the SOuth Street Historic District.
Brockton is also filled with attorneys who are devoted to their practice, and who can adequately fulfill the legal needs of Brockton residents.