Hopewell Disability Lawyers

Find the right Disability attorney in Hopewell, VA

Virginia and Federal laws both protect people with disabilities from discrimination in the workplace. These laws provide people with disabilities in Hopewell equal opportunities for getting hired and being advanced in ther respective professions. Employers are required by disbility laws to make reasonable accomodations for disabled persons to perform their tasks.

Virginia Employment for the Disabled

Whether you are employed by a government agency or a private employer, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against the disabled. In Virginia, any employer decisions to hire, assign a job position, or issue a promotion can not be based on a person's disability.

Employers in Hopewell must also provide any special equipment that the disabled person may need for performing duites, so long costs are reasonable. This is in addition to providing equal treatment. The act also prohibits discrimination against persons based on their relation to a person with a disability that poses special needs.

When do I need an Attorney in Hopewell?

Hopewell has various lawyers specializing in employment law and persons with disabilities. It can be helpful to consult with a lawyer who may be able to help guide you should difficulties come up.

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Life in Hopewell

Hopewell is found in the Tri-Cities area of Virginia and is incorporated into the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical area. The city is home to 24,000 suburban residents who live on a bluff overlooking the James River and Appomattox River. The city was developed by the DuPont Company in 1914 which manufactured dynamite, however, during World War I the factory switched to creating guncotton for soldiers and allies. Hopewell was burnt nearly to the ground in 1915 but rose from the ashes and quickly rebuild with help from local companies. The Tubize Corporation established a plant in Hopewell in 1923.

Today the city's manufacturing plants are primarily focused on chemical processing with large corporations like Honeywell, Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, and Hercules Chemical providing the bulk of employment in the area. The City Point Historical District of Hopewell offers outstanding lodging and culinary accommodations but many flock to see the collection of Sears Catalog Homes. Sever of them are available for self guided tours. Lawyers and firm offices are also located in Hopewell. Hopewell lawyers take a diverse selection of cases and are well acquainted with advising their clients on local courts as well.   

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