Rome Disability Lawyers

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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 Rome 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. Employers are also prohibited under the act from discrimination based on a person's relation to someone with a disability or special needs.

When do I need an Attorney in Rome?

Most attorneys in Rome 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.

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Life in Rome

Rome, New York is a city in Oneida County. As of the 2000 Census, Rome's population was about 35,000 people.

Starting with the Revolutionary War, and continuing for many years thereafter, the city of Rome was referred to as "Fort Stanwix" - because that military installation was the only building in the area at the time. The town changed its name to "Rome" sometime in the 1800s, though the exact time of this name change, and the reasons for it, are unknown. It is presumed to be named after the modern Italian city of Rome, or perhaps the ancient empire of the same name.

Construction of the Erie Canal, which eventually connected the Atlantic Ocean with the Great lakes,began in Rome, and led to its industrial ascension, thanks to the Canal's role in the industrialization of America. Today, Rome is home to one of the last examples of an unique natural habitat: sand plains. The Rome Sand Plains are a mosaic of sand dunes, peat bogs, and hardwood forest, creating a huge amount of biodiversity. The sand plains are a major draw for tourists, especially nature enthusiasts.

If you live in Rome, New York, and find yourself facing a legal problem, a Rome, New York attorney can help. Rome, New York lawyers are ready to handle just about any legal issue you might be facing.

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