Dearborn Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under Michigan Law
According to Michigan and Federal laws, persons with disabilities are protected from being discriminated against in the workplace. An equal opportunity for hiring and advancement opportunities in Dearborn for persons with disabilities is afforded by these laws. Employers are required by disbility laws to make reasonable accomodations for disabled persons to perform their tasks.
Michigan Employment for the Disabled
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) makes discrimination against the disabled illegal, whether it be in a government agency or a private company. An employer in Michigan 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 Dearborn?
In Dearborn there are various 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.
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Life in DearbornDearborn is in Wayne County, Michigan. It is the eighth largest city in the state. Ford Motor Company has its world headquarters in Dearborn, and the city is the home of Henry Ford. In fact, there is a community college (Henry Ford Community College) named after Mr. Ford. Another interesting fact about Dearborn is that it has an attraction called The Henry Ford, which is America's largest indoor-outdoor museum complex.
Along with Mr. Ford, some other notable residents include Johnny Pacar, Stavros Paskaris, George Peppard, Rima Fakih, David Burtka, Derek Lowe, Bob Seger, and Nancy Milford.
Some of the largest employers in Dearborn include Ford, the Oakwood Health System, Visteon, Dearborn Board of Education, Lear, United Technologies Auto, and Dearborn Stamping Plant.
Dearborn is also home to many attorneys who work in law offices and firms, and practice in various areas of law. Thus, the legal needs of residents and businesses is in good hands.