Pennsylvania and Federal laws both protect people with disabilities from discrimination in the workplace. Disability laws afford disabled persons in Haverford an equal opportunity to be hired and advance in their chosen professions. Employers are required by disbility laws to make reasonable accomodations for disabled persons to execute their tasks.
Pennsylvania 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. In Pennsylvania, employers are not allowed to consider a person's disability when making decisions regarding hiring, job positions, or advancement opportunities.
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 Haverford?
Haverford has numerous lawyers specializing in employment law and persons with disabilities. Consulting with an attorney may help you decide how to proceed when difficulties arise.