Columbia Disability Lawyers

Find the right Disability attorney in Columbia, SC

South Carolina and Federal laws both protect persons with disabilities from discrimination in the workplace. Columbia, Such laws provide equal opportunities for persons in Columbia 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

Both government and private employers are prohibited from discriminating against the disabled according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). An employer in South Carolina may not consider someone's disability when they make the decision to hire that person, their job assignments or whether they may advance in their position.

Employers in Columbia must also provide any special equipment that the disabled person may require for performing duites, so long costs are reasonable. This is in addition to providing 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 Columbia?

Most attorneys in Columbia have specialized in disabilities laws in the employment sector. Lawyers are available for consultation to help you decide your next step should any difficulties emerge.

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Life in Columbia

Columbia, South Carolina is the state capital, and the largest city in the state. It has a population of about 130,000 people. Columbia has a rich history, and has figured prominently in important historical events dating back to before the Civil War. While being occupied by Union troops during the Civil War, much of Columbia was destroyed in a fire. During Reconstruction, as in many Southern states, numerous African Americans were elected to public office in South Carolina, which was a novelty to most Americans at the time. As a result, Columbia experienced a brief tourism boom, as visitors wanted to observe the state legislature in session. Modernly, Columbia, South Carolina is quite diverse in both demographics, and economy. Columbia is a major center for several industries, such as healthcare, manufacturing, insurance, and many others.

Columbia, South Carolina is also home to Fort Jackson, the U.S. Army's largest training facility, which has a major economic impact on the area. Each year, the federal government spends over million for salaries, utilities, and other services (with a significant amount going to local contractors). Furthermore, each year, over 100,000 people visit the area to attend basic training graduation, and patronize the local hotels, restaurants, and retail outlets.

Columbia, South Carolina lawyers need to be competent to handle many different types of cases. If you contact a Columbia, South Carolina lawyer with any type of case, chances are they cantake it, or refer it to another local attorney who can.

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