Pennsylvania and Federal laws both protect people with disabilities from discrimination in the workplace. Disability laws afford disabled individuals in Indiana an equal opportunity to be hired and advance in their chosen professions. Employers must provide disabled persons with reasonable accomodations under these disbility laws so that they are able to execute their jobs.
Pennsylvania 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 company. An employer in Pennsylvania might not consider someone's disability when they make the decision to hire that person, their job assignments or whether they might advance in their position.
As long as the costs are reasonable, Indiana employers are required to provide workers who have disabilities with any special equipment they need for completing tasks. Furthermore, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers may not discriminate against people based upon their relation to disabled persons with special needs.
When do I need an Attorney in Indiana?
Many attorneys in Indiana have specialized in disabilities laws in the employment sector. Consult a lawyer who can help you make decisions on your next course of action should difficulties present themselves.