Oregon and Federal laws both protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination in the workplace. Disability laws afford disabled persons in Eugene an equal opportunity to be hired and advance in their chosen professions. Disability laws also require employers to include reasonable accomodations in order that disabled people may properly perform their job.
Oregon 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 citizen. When making decisions regarding hiring, job assignment, or promotions, employers in Oregon cannot consider a person's disability.
Besides treating them equally, Eugene employers must also provide disabled workers with any specific equipment needed for work, according to reasonable costs. In addition,discriminating against a person because of their relation to a disabled individual is prohibited by this act.
When do I need an Attorney in Eugene?
In Eugene there are many lawyers who specialize in the laws regulating employment and disabilities law. Consulting with a lawyer beforehand will help you be prepared in the event of unforseen difficulties.