Bellingham Disability Lawyers

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Persons with disabilities are protected from discrimination in the workplace according to both Washington and federal laws. Bellingham, Disability laws afford disabled individuals in Bellingham an equal opportunity to be hired and advance in their chosen professions. Disability laws also require employers to include reasonable accomodations in order that disabled people may correctly perform their job.

Washington Employment for the Disabled

Both government and private employers are prohibited from discriminating against the disabled according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Employers in the state of are barred from considering an individual's disability when deciding to hire them, assign them a job position, or provide them with an advancement opportunity.

Besides treating them equally, Bellingham employers must also provide disabled workers with any specific equipment required for work, according to reasonable costs. 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 Bellingham?

Bellingham has countless lawyers specializing in employment law and persons with disabilities. Consulting with an attorney may help you decide how to proceed when difficulties arise.

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Life in Bellingham

Bellingham is located in Whatcom County, Washington. Per the 2010 census, Washington has 80,885 residents. Bellingham is surrounded by Fairhaven, Whatcom, and Sehome.

Bellingham is home to many wonderful attractions. Popular sites include the Whatcom Museum of History and Art, the Bellingham Railway Museum, the American Museum of Radio and Electricity, Whatcom Falls Park, Mount Baker Ski Area, Salish Sea, and North Lookout Mountain.

Although the city is known for its small-town charm, top employers include PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, Haggen, Sodexo, Bellingham School District, Sterling Health Plans and Fred Meyer. The legal industry too has a presence in Bellingham via many small law firms and law offices. These entities provide legal services to residents in practically all areas of law, with competent attorneys overseeing each and every case.

Famous celebrities who have, at one time or another, called Bellingham home include Billy Burke, Hilary Swank, Ryan Stiles, Ken Stringfellow and Jon Auer.

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