Suffolk Disability Lawyers

Find the right Disability attorney in Suffolk, VA

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

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

Many attorneys in Suffolk have specialized in disabilities laws in the employment sector. Consult a lawyer who can help you make decisions on your next course of action should difficulties present themselves.

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Life in Suffolk

Suffolk is considered the largest city in Virginia. Per the 2010 census, it has a population of 84,585 people. Neighboring waters include the Nansemond River and James River.

Top employers include Kraft Foods, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Unilever, Lipton Tea, Target, QVC, Wal-Mart, and the U.S. Joint Forces Command (JFCOM). Although not considered a top employer, the legal industry also has a strong presence in Suffolk because many residents are attorneys who practice in various areas and provide personalized legal services to their clients.

Some famous people who have lived in, or currently call Suffolk home, include Mills E. Goodwin Jr., Antwan Lewis, Lex Luger, Joe Maphis, and Charlie Byrd.

All in all, Suffolk is a beautiful city that is rich in history and offers its residents and visitors a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

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