Portage Disability Lawyers

Find the right Disability attorney in Portage, MI

According to Michigan and Federal laws, individuals with disabilities are protected from being discriminated against in the workplace. An equal opportunity for hiring and advancement opportunities in Portage for individuals with disabilities is afforded by these laws. Employers must provide disabled persons with reasonable accomodations under these disbility laws so that they are able to perform their jobs.

Michigan 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. When making decisions regarding hiring, job assignment, or promotions, employers in Michigan cannot consider a person's disability.

Employers in Portage must also provide any special equipment that the disabled person may require for performing duites, so long costs are reasonable. This is in addition to providing fair treatment. The act also prohibits discrimination against someone based on their relation to a person with a disability that poses special needs.

When do I need an Attorney in Portage?

Numerous lawyers in Portage specialize in employment laws dealing with individuals with disabilities. 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 Portage

Portage is a Kalamazoo County city that incorporated as an official Michigan State city in 1963. There are roughly 45,000 Michigan State residents living in Portage which is known nationally for its fantastic network of well kept historical parks, trails, and other recreational areas. The bikeway system, constructed in 1989, totals over 50 miles long accessing nearly every portion of Portage. That's over five times the length of the city's expressways! The Kalamazoo Air Zoo, an aviation museum, is a popular attraction for visitors. Great restaurants like the Craftsman Chop Company, Fieldstone Grill, and Bravo Restaurant Café attract tourist and local clientele with their outstanding dishes. There are also plenty of chain restaurants within city limits. Shopping is also a Portage attraction. The Crossroads Mall is the largest retail center in all of Southwest Michigan providing shoppers with a wide range of choices. Some visitors opt to stay in the accommodations near the mall but there are also a number of other locally owned hotels available.

Portage serves as a somewhat major distribution center as a result of affordable warehousing and convenient location along major state highways. So much business is sure to attract plenty of professionals like lawyers. Portage lawyers can help you sort out whatever legal issue you may encounter and they also have experience with local Portage, Kalamazoo County, and Michigan State court procedures. Portage is a destination for so many different things like business and pleasure making it quite the rising star attraction in the State of Michigan.

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