Ithaca Disability Lawyers

Find the right Disability attorney in Ithaca, NY

Under New York and Federal laws, discriminating against individuals with disabilities is prohibited in the workplace. An equal opportunity for hiring and advancement opportunities in Ithaca for persons with disabilities is afforded by these laws. Disability laws also require employers to include reasonable accomodations in order that disabled people may correctly perform their job.

New York 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. When making decisions regarding hiring, job assignment, or promotions, employers in New York cannot consider a citizen's disability.

In addition to equal treatment, Ithaca employers must also provide any special equipment the disabled may need to perform their duties, as long as the cost of the equipment is reasonable. Employers are also prohibited under the act from discrimination based on a person's relation to persons with a disability or special needs.

When do I need an Attorney in Ithaca?

Various lawyers in Ithaca specialize in employment laws dealing with individuals with disabilities. It can be helpful to consult with a lawyer who may be able to help guide you should difficulties come up.

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Life in Ithaca

Named after the Greek island of Ithaca, Ithaca New York is a charming city to live, work, and explore. Home to 30,000 residents, Ithaca is located in Central New York. The east coast city is located on the Southern end of the Cayuga Lake, which provides Ithaca with a moderate continental climate.

Ithaca is most famous for playing home to the Ivy League School, Cornell. Cornell has an undergraduate population of close to 20,000 students and the city is happy to play host to the undergraduate and graduate school campus. Not surprisingly, Ithaca has a very college town feel and a lot of the shopping, food, bars, and main street are tailored to their young students. Cornell also has a top-ranking law school that yields many top lawyers that choose to stay in Ithaca and practice law there. It is no wonder then, that Ithaca lawyers are highly sought after for their legal prowess.

Ithaca is also known for being one of the more culturally liberal towns in America. Whether it is the education, arts, musics, or museums, Ithaca is always on the cutting edge. Ithca is a wonderful town to visit any season.

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