Individuals with disabilities are protected from discrimination in the workplace according to both Wisconsin and federal laws. Disability laws afford disabled persons in Edgerton an equal opportunity to be hired and advance in their chosen professions. Employers are required by disbility laws to make reasonable accomodations for disabled persons to execute their tasks.
Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin 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. 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 Edgerton?
In Edgerton there are many lawyers who specialize in the laws regulating employment and disabilities law. Lawyers are available for consultation to help you decide your next step should any difficulties emerge.