Providence Disability Lawyers

Find the right Disability attorney in Providence, RI

Rhode Island and Federal laws both protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination in the workplace. Providence, Such laws provide equal opportunities for persons in 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 execute their tasks.

Rhode Island Employment for the Disabled

Whether you are employed by a government agency or a private company, 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 person's disability.

Besides treating them equally, Providence 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 Providence?

Numerous lawyers in Providence specialize in employment laws dealing with individuals with disabilities. Consulting with a lawyer beforehand will help you be prepared in the event of unforseen difficulties.

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Life in Providence

Providence is the 3rd largest city in New England and known for its jewelry and silverware industry. Providence is known as the "Creative Capital" because the city and its residents emphasize educational and cultural resources within the community. Ivy League Brown University, Johnson Wales University, the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence College, the state's oldest public college named Rhode Island College are all located in Providence. The city is also home to one of the best writer's retreats available in the United States.

Since Providence is such an important community, a number of talented New England lawyers call it home. Providence lawyers are familiar with local Rhode Island State Courts, Providence County Courts, as well as Federal Courts like U.S. Immigration and Bankruptcy courts.

Other major industries in Providence include transportation and trade, education, health services, government, and leisure/hospitality services for tourists. Providence is a major East Coast hub for business and financial services as well.

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