Edison Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under New Jersey Law
Under New Jersey and Federal laws, discriminating against persons with disabilities is prohibited in the workplace. Such laws provide equal opportunities for persons in Edison 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 perform their jobs.
New Jersey Employment for the Disabled
Discriminating against the disabled is prohibited by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), whether the employer is a government agency or a private employer. An employer in New Jersey 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 Edison 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. In addition,discriminating against a person because of their relation to a disabled individual is prohibited by this act.
When do I need an Attorney in Edison?
Many lawyers in Edison 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 EdisonEdison, also known as "Edison Township," is in Middlesex County, New Jersey. Edison was incorporated as Raritan Township prior to becoming Edison Township.
In 2006, Money Magazine ranked Edison the twenty-eighth most livable small city in the U.S. Two years later, this rank fell to thirty-five. In 2009, U.S. News and World Report ranked the city as one of "America's 10 Best Places to Grow Up." U.S. News and World Report uses factors such as low crime, a strong school system, greenery, and recreational activities.
With all of Edison's distinctions, naturally it is home to a variety of professionals, including attorneys. Many attorneys practice law in Edison and are able to aid residents and local businesses with their legal needs.
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