Rochester Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under New Hampshire Law
Under New Hampshire and Federal laws, discriminating against individuals with disabilities is prohibited in the workplace. Such laws provide equal opportunities for individuals in Rochester with disabilities to obtain employment and advance in their profession of choice. Disability laws make it mandatory for employers to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities so that they can execute their jobs.
New Hampshire Employment for the Disabled
Whether you are employed by a government agency or a private employer, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against the disabled. In New Hampshire, any employer decisions to hire, assign a job position, or issue a promotion can not be based on a person's disability.
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. Additionally, the ADA makes it illegal to discriminate against persons based on their relationship to persons who have a disability requiring special needs.
When do I need an Attorney in Rochester?
Many attorneys in Rochester 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 RochesterRochester is home to 32,000 Strafford County residents who live in New Hampshire's largest region, the Seacoast region. Rochester is home to Skyhaven Airport and the annual Rochester Fair. The Rochester Fair has lots of games, carnival ride, and even food, wine, and fine dining tents.
The 45 square miles Rochester covers was incorporated in 1772 and encompasses both East Rochester and Gonic Villages. The heavily wooded area have a number of very tall White Pine trees that were reserved to be used as masts for Royal Navy Ships. During the Revolutionary War, Rochester was used as a meeting place for soldiers before traveling to their assignments.
A Civil War monument once stood in the downtown section of town and commemorated the 54 men who died in Rochester but during World War II, cannons on the side were melted down for use in the war. The monument today depicts a civil war scene accented by four World War II guns. Rochester is a destination for many American history buffs and local school trips.
Rochester is an attractive community that is ideally situated in the New England region. The city allows a wide variety of professionals, artists, and students to commute to nearby cities and states. It's geographic location provides dramatic autumn trees attracting tourists from around the globe.
Rochester has been a place where important people have gone to live because it is positioned in such a desirable location within New England. This includes Inventor Isaac Adams, Governors, U.S. Congressmen, Senators, and Arctic explorers like Charles Francis Hall. Rochester is home to some great lawyers today too. Rochester lawyers are familiar with local courts and their rigid procedures. They can help you do everything from getting money for an injury to disentangling your personal assets with an ex-husband or ex-wife.