Under New York and Federal laws, discriminating against persons with disabilities is prohibited in the workplace. An equal opportunity for hiring and advancement opportunities in New York for individuals with disabilities is afforded by these laws. Disability laws also require employers to include reasonable accomodations in order that disabled people may properly perform their job.
New York 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. When making decisions regarding hiring, job assignment, or promotions, employers in New York cannot consider a person's disability.
As long as the costs are reasonable, New York employers are required to provide workers who have disabilities with any special equipment they require for completing tasks. Additionally, the ADA makes it illegal to discriminate against someone based on their relationship to persons who have a disability requiring special needs.
When do I need an Attorney in New York?
Most attorneys in New York have specialized in disabilities laws in the employment sector. Lawyers are available for consultation to help you decide your next step should any difficulties emerge.