Texas and Federal laws both protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination in the workplace. These laws provide individuals with disabilities in Wake equal opportunities for getting hired and being advanced in ther respective professions. It also requires that employers provide reasonable accommodations to enable all persons to perform their job properly.
Texas Employment for the Disabled
Both government and private employers are prohibited from discriminating against the disabled according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In Texas, any employer decisions to hire, assign a job position, or issue a promotion may not be based on a person's disability.
In addition to fair treatment, Wake employers must also provide any special equipment the disabled may need to perform their duties, as long as the cost of the equipment is reasonable. 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 Wake?
Wake has many lawyers specializing in employment law and persons with disabilities. Consulting with an attorney may help you decide how to proceed when difficulties arise.