Albuquerque Disability Lawyers
Disabilities Under New Mexico Law
Under New Mexico and Federal laws, discriminating against individuals with disabilities is prohibited in the workplace. Such laws provide equal opportunities for individuals in Albuquerque 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 execute 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 agency. In New Mexico, employers are not allowed to consider a citizen'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 required for work from their employers. This is on top of the requirement to provide equal treatment. The act also prohibits discrimination against persons based on their relation to a person with a disability that poses special needs.
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Life in Albuquerque
Albuquerque is biggest city in the State of New Mexico with over 600,000 residents and 182 square miles. A percentage of the population can be attributed to the University of New Mexico, Kirkland Air Force Base, and a number of other labs and research institutes. Albuquerque is also the seat of the Diocese of the Rio Grande. The Pueblo Revival style of architecture was popularized by an Albuquerque native John Gaw Meem. A number of outstanding examples, including the University of New Mexico, exist in Albuquerque.
Other popular places to visit include Old Town Albuquerque, Sandia Mountain, and the Albuquerque Biological Park. The Petroglyph National Monument is one of the city's most popular. Albuquerque was voted Men's Fitness number one fit city because the city offers outstanding bike lanes, a number of public and private gyms, and a very low obesity and health injury rate. If you're not from Albuquerque, you may remember what it looks like from the movie Sunshine Cleaning and television shows such as Breaking Bad and In Plain Sight. The City of Albuquerque is racially very diverse and threw a festival to represent their diversity and celebrate their history at their Tri-centennial Celebration. Yes, the city has been inhabited since 1706.