Pittsfield Disability Lawyers

Find the right Disability attorney in Pittsfield, MA

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 Pittsfield have an equal opportunity to get hired and obtain promotions in their choice of field. Employers must provide disabled persons with reasonable accomodations under these disbility laws so that they are able to perform their jobs.

Massachusetts Employment for the Disabled

Whether you are employed by a government agency or a private company, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against the disabled. Employers in the state of are prohibited from considering an individual's disability when deciding to hire them, assign them a job position, or provide them with an advancement opportunity.

Besides treating them equally, Pittsfield employers must also provide disabled workers with any specific equipment needed for work, according to reasonable costs. 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 Pittsfield?

Many lawyers in Pittsfield 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 Pittsfield

Pittsfield is located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. An interesting fact is that in 2005, Farmers Insurance ranked the city twentieth in the U.S. on the "Most Secure Place to Live" list. Forbest Magazine also ranked Pittsfield as number sixty-one in its list for "Best Small Places for Business."

Some known businesses in Pittsfield include Chemex Corporation, Blue-Q, SABIC, Laurin Publishing, Thaddeus Clapp House, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, and Berkshire Gas. Naturally, to support these businesses, Pittsfield is home to many attorneys who can easily handle the legal needs of businesses and residents.

Some famous residents include Thomas Allen, Silvio O. Conte, Cy Ferry, Tom Grieve, Stephanie Wilson and Robin Williams.

All in all, Pittsfield is a place that residents love to live in, and people love to visit!

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