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 Ridge for individuals with disabilities is afforded by these laws. Employers must provide disabled persons with reasonable accomodations under these disbility laws so that they are able to perform their jobs.
New York Employment for the Disabled
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) makes discrimination against the disabled illegal, whether it be in a government agency or a private setting. An employer in New York may not consider someone's disability when they make the decision to hire that person, their job assignments or whether they may advance in their position.
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. 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 Ridge?
Ridge has numerous 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.