Edmonds Disability Lawyers

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Individuals with disabilities are protected from discrimination in the workplace according to both Washington and federal laws. Disability laws afford disabled persons in Edmonds 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 properly perform their job.

Washington Employment for the Disabled

Discriminating against the disabled is prohibited by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), whether the employer is a government agency or a private employer. An employer in Washington may not consider someone's disability when they make the decision to hire that person, their job assignments or whether they may advance in their position.

If the costs are reasonable, workers with disabilities are entitled to any special equipment needed for work from their employers. This is on top of the requirement to provide fair treatment. In addition,discriminating against a person because of their relation to a disabled individual is prohibited by this act.

When do I need an Attorney in Edmonds?

Most attorneys in Edmonds have specialized in disabilities laws in the employment sector. 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 Edmonds

Edmonds, Washington is a city in Snohomish County. It has a population of slightly over 40,000 people.

It is the oldest incorporated city in Snohomish County, Washington, having been founded in 1899 by a logger named George Brackett. It's not clear who or what the city of Edmonds, Washington is named after, but it is likely either then-U.S. Senator from Vermont George Franklin Edmunds, or nearby Point Edmund (later re-named to Point Edwards).

By 1900, regular ferry boat service to Seattle was available. Edmonds, Washington is an important regional center for the arts. It fetaures a well-known, privately-funded drama club, called the Driftwood Players. They do 4-5 major productions per season, interspersed with several more one-night plays.

It also has hosted a major art festival since 1957, which focuses on the visual arts such as painting and illustration, and collaborates with local schools, featuring several galleries exclusively displaying the artwork of local students, to help promote arts education. Edmonds, Washington also hosts a jazz festival every Memorial Day weekend, with professional, famous jazz performers playing, as well as music students from nearby schools.

Given its diverse, eclectic population and culture, it's no surprise that Edmonds, Washington has a diverse and well-rounded legal community. If you're facing a legal issue, and live in the area, it's almost certain that an Edmonds, Washington lawyer can help.

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