Staunton Disability Lawyers

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Virginia and Federal laws both protect persons with disabilities from discrimination in the workplace. These laws provide persons with disabilities in Staunton 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

Both government and private employers are prohibited from discriminating against the disabled according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In Virginia, employers are not allowed to consider a citizen's disability when making decisions regarding hiring, job positions, or advancement opportunities.

In addition to equal treatment, Staunton 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. Employers are also prohibited under the act from discrimination based on a person's relation to persons with a disability or special needs.

When do I need an Attorney in Staunton?

Staunton has countless lawyers specializing in employment law and persons with disabilities. Lawyers are available for consultation to help you decide your next step should any difficulties emerge.

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Life in Staunton

The city of Staunton is located in Augusta County, Virginia. It is a relatively older community comprised of about 23,000 residents. It was incorporated in 1871. Staunton was first settled by merchants, and its economic beginnings can be traced to the fields of trade, industry, and transportation. The city is locally known for being the birthplace of former U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.

Currently Staunton is an ideal tourist destination, as it has five separate districts with many sights to see. The arts and culture contribute greatly to Staunton's atmosphere, as can be seen by the American Shakespeare Center. The Center is home to the only replica of Shakespeare's Blackfriars Theatre in existence. Strict building codes have preserved much of Staunton's unique early-American architecture. This makes it a popular location for film and T.V. settings.

Staunton residents can enjoy many of the city's outdoor festivals and parades, such as the 4th of July Celebration. Country music is a favorite for many locals, as the city has produced many top-notch artists. The city is a genuine reservoir of American culture and history. Besides President Woodrow Wilson, Staunton has been the hometown of several lawyers, senators, and legislators throughout history.

Staunton lawyers typically file their cases at the Staunton General District Court located in the city. Many lawyers in Staunton, Virginia frequently participate in the city's many community service and outreach programs.

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