Norfolk Disability Lawyers

Find the right Disability attorney in Norfolk, VA

Virginia and Federal laws both protect people with disabilities from discrimination in the workplace. Norfolk, These laws provide people with disabilities in Norfolk 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 execute their tasks.

Virginia Employment for the Disabled

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) makes discrimination against the disabled illegal, whether it be in a government agency or a private setting. When making decisions regarding hiring, job assignment, or promotions, employers in Virginia cannot consider a person's disability.

As long as the costs are reasonable, Norfolk employers are required to provide workers who have disabilities with any special equipment they require for completing tasks. 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 Norfolk?

In Norfolk there are many lawyers who specialize in the laws regulating employment and disabilities law. Consulting with an attorney may help you decide how to proceed when difficulties arise.

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Life in Norfolk

Norfolk is Virginia's second-largest city. It is an independent city, and therefore not part of any county. It currently has a population of about 233,000 people.

Norfolk, Virginia was founded as an English colony in the 1620s, during the early days of English settlement in North America. By the time of American independence, Norfolk was considered one of the wealthiest cities in Virginia, owing its prosperity mostly to the burgeoning tobacco industry.

Modernly, Norfolk is coming out of some hard economic times. It is currently in the throes of a major urban renewal project, aimed at attracting businesses and residents back to its urban core. Norfolk's economy has been sustained by the presence of a naval shipyard, as well as a major commercial port, both of which provide thousands of jobs. Norfolk is also home to the headquarters of several Fortune 500 companies.

Because of its economic and demographic diversity, Norfolk, Virginia, there is a thriving and sophisticated legal community there. Norfolk, Virginia lawyers are capable of handling just about any legal problem a person might have. If you have any legal issues, you should contact a Norfolk, Virginia lawyer as soon as possible.

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