Milwaukee Disability Lawyers

Find the right Disability attorney in Milwaukee, WI

Individuals with disabilities are protected from discrimination in the workplace according to both Wisconsin and federal laws. Milwaukee, Disability laws afford disabled persons in Milwaukee an equal opportunity to be hired and advance in their chosen professions. Disability laws make it mandatory for employers to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities so that they can perform their jobs.

Wisconsin Employment for the Disabled

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) makes discrimination against the disabled illegal, whether it be in a government agency or a private setting. Employers in the state of are prohibited 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, Milwaukee employers must also provide disabled workers with any specific equipment needed for work, according to reasonable costs. The act also prohibits discrimination against someone based on their relation to a person with a disability that poses special needs.

When do I need an Attorney in Milwaukee?

Numerous lawyers in Milwaukee specialize in employment laws dealing with individuals with disabilities. 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 Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin is the largest city in that state. It has a population of over 600,000 people.

The area now known as Milwaukee was populated by various Native American tribes for thousands of years before the arrival of European settlers. In the 1840s, a large wave of German immigrants, fleeing the 1848 revolution, sought the freedom and inexpensive land that the Milwaukee area offered. They contributed to the city's German character, which persists to this day. Beginning in the early 20th Century, Milwaukee became a major center for the socialist movement in the U.S., and elected 3 mayors from the Socialist Party.

Today, 13 companies in the Fortune 1000 have their headquarters in Milwaukee. Health care is one of the largest sectors of Milwaukee's economy, comprising about 27% of the jobs in the city. About 2/3 of the Milwaukee workforce is employed in manufacturing of some sort, which is one of the highest percentages in the U.S. - it seems clear that Milwaukee's manufacturing sector has survived the rash of factory closings and outsourcing that ravaged so many other Midwestern cities in the last few decades.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin has a thriving legal community. If you live in the Milwaukee area, and need legal services, a Milwaukee, Wisconsin lawyer can help.

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