According to Missouri and Federal laws, individuals with disabilities are protected from being discriminated against in the workplace. These laws provide persons with disabilities in Washington equal opportunities for getting hired and being advanced in ther respective professions. Disability laws make it mandatory for employers to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities so that they can perform their jobs.
Missouri Employment for the Disabled
Discrimination against disabled individuals is illegal under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), whether the employer is the government or a private citizen. An employer in Missouri 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.
Employers in Washington 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. Employers are also prohibited under the act from discrimination based on a person's relation to someone with a disability or special needs.
When do I need an Attorney in Washington?
Most attorneys in Washington 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.