Alexandria Disability Lawyers

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Virginia and Federal laws both protect persons with disabilities from discrimination in the workplace. Alexandria, These laws provide persons with disabilities in Alexandria equal opportunities for getting hired and being advanced in ther respective professions. Disability laws also require employers to include reasonable accomodations in order that disabled people may properly perform their job.

Virginia Employment for the Disabled

Discrimination against disabled individuals is illegal under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), whether the employer is the government or a private citizen. In Virginia, 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, Alexandria 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. Furthermore, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers may not discriminate against persons based upon their relation to disabled persons with special needs.

When do I need an Attorney in Alexandria?

Alexandria has many lawyers specializing in employment law and persons with disabilities. Consulting with a lawyer beforehand will help you be prepared in the event of unforseen difficulties.

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Life in Alexandria

Alexandria, Virginia is one of the oldest cities in the U.S. Incorporated in the year 1779, it played a major role in many early American historical events. Visitors to the area can learn about the city's early days at various museums and historical homes.

The city's rich history is preserved in "Old Town" Alexandria. This historic center is a major attraction for tourists with its many antique theaters, shops, boutiques, and eateries. Market Square is located in Old Town and is considered by many to be the oldest operating marketplace in the U.S.

Many other neighborhoods in Alexandria retain a similar atmosphere of charm and peacefulness. In 2008, Alexandria, Virginia was officially named an "Eco-City", while at the same time retaining its historical character.

Due to its proximity to the U.S. capital, many residents of Alexandria are professionals working for the federal government and the U.S. military. The patent and trademark industry are also an integral part of Alexandria's flourishing economy. Several non-profit groups have their national headquarters in the city, including the Salvation Army and United Way.

Lawyers in Alexandria, Virginia offer legal services in both general and specialized areas of law. Alexandria lawyers deal with a variety of legal matters that are unique to the local area.

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