East Providence Disability Lawyers

Find the right Disability attorney in East Providence, RI

Rhode Island and Federal laws both protect persons with disabilities from discrimination in the workplace. East Providence, Such laws provide equal opportunities for individuals in East Providence with disabilities to obtain employment and advance in their profession of choice. Employers are required by disbility laws to make reasonable accomodations for disabled persons to perform their tasks.

Rhode Island Employment for the Disabled

Whether you are employed by a government agency or a private employer, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against the disabled. When making decisions regarding hiring, job assignment, or promotions, employers in Rhode Island cannot consider a citizen's disability.

As long as the costs are reasonable, East Providence employers are required to provide workers who have disabilities with any special equipment they need for completing tasks. Employers are also prohibited under the act from discrimination based on a person's relation to persons with a disability or special needs.

When do I need an Attorney in East Providence?

Many attorneys in East Providence 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.

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Life in East Providence

East Providence, Rhode Island is a city of approximately 50,000 in Providence County. It is the 5th largest city in the state of Rhode Island.

East Providence is considered a major suburb of Providence. Although it is a relatively small city by national standards, it is fairly large Rhode Island standards, and it has dozens of sites and buildings in the National Register of Historic Places. Because of its many historical sites, it is fairly popular among tourists visiting the New England region.

East Providence, Rhode Island also boasts a large number of parks for outdoor recreation.

It has been designated an "enterprise zone" by the state of Rhode Island. In an effort to promote economic growth in particular need of it, the state has a program to incentivize the establishment of businesses in designated enterprise zones, such as East Providence. For example, such as tax credits for hiring new employees, and continuing to increase the number of employees each year. Some permit fees are also waived, and the process of acquiring business permits is streamlined.

If you live in East Providence, and find yourself in need of legal representation, an East Providence, Rhode Island attorney can help.

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