Under New Mexico and Federal laws, discriminating against persons with disabilities is prohibited in the workplace. Such laws provide equal opportunities for persons in Alamogordo 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 Mexico 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. In New Mexico, employers are not allowed to consider a person's disability when making decisions regarding hiring, job positions, or advancement opportunities.
If the costs are reasonable, workers with disabilities are entitled to any special equipment needed for work from their employers. This is on top of the requirement to provide 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 Alamogordo?
Alamogordo has many lawyers specializing in employment law and persons with disabilities. Lawyers are available for consultation to help you decide your next step should any difficulties emerge.