North Bergen Disability Lawyers

Find the right Disability attorney in North Bergen, NJ

Under New Jersey and Federal laws, discriminating against persons with disabilities is prohibited in the workplace. North Bergen, Such laws provide equal opportunities for persons in North Bergen with disabilities to obtain employment and advance in their profession of choice. Employers must provide disabled persons with reasonable accomodations under these disbility laws so that they are able to perform their jobs.

New Jersey 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. In New Jersey, employers are not allowed to consider a person's disability when making decisions regarding hiring, job positions, or advancement opportunities.

Besides treating them equally, North Bergen employers must also provide disabled workers with any specific equipment needed for work, according to reasonable costs. 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 North Bergen?

Many lawyers in North Bergen specialize in employment laws dealing with individuals with disabilities. Consulting with an attorney may help you decide how to proceed when difficulties arise.

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Life in North Bergen

North Bergen is a township located in Hudson County, New Jersey. North Bergen, New Jersey has a population of about 60,000 people, as of the 2000 Census.

North Bergen got its name in the 1800s, when the former Bergen Township was divided into several smaller sections, one of them being North Bergen.

North Bergen, New Jersey is known for its hilly terrain, and is said to be second only to San Francisco in American cities with the most hills. It also has an elaborate shape - resembling an inverted "L." These factors have lead to different sections of North Bergen evolving into distinctive neighborhoods, each with its own unique look and feel.

In order to spur development and commerce, the state of New Jersey has designated North Bergen as an "Urban Enterprise Zone." Many state laws and regulations operate differently (or not at all) in these zones, for the purpose of encouraging businesses to set up shop. For example, sales tax is only 3 1/2%, as opposed to 7% in the rest of the state, and many items, mostly necessities for life, or those related to starting a business, are tax-free.

If you live in North Bergen, New Jersey and are in need of legal advice, you're in luck. There are many North Bergen, New Jersey lawyers who are ready to help you with whatever legal problems you may be facing.

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