South Carolina and Federal laws both protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination in the workplace. Such laws provide equal opportunities for persons in Camden 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.
South Carolina 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. In South Carolina, any employer decisions to hire, assign a job position, or issue a promotion may not be based on a person's disability.
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. Additionally, the ADA makes it illegal to discriminate against someone based on their relationship to persons who have a disability requiring special needs.
When do I need an Attorney in Camden?
Camden 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.