Oshkosh Disability Lawyers

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Persons with disabilities are protected from discrimination in the workplace according to both Wisconsin and federal laws. Oshkosh, Disability laws afford disabled individuals in Oshkosh 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 execute 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 company. In Wisconsin, any employer decisions to hire, assign a job position, or issue a promotion can not be based on a person's disability.

If the costs are reasonable, workers with disabilities are entitled to any special equipment required for work from their employers. This is on top of the requirement to provide equal treatment. Additionally, the ADA makes it illegal to discriminate against persons based on their relationship to persons who have a disability requiring special needs.

When do I need an Attorney in Oshkosh?

Oshkosh has various lawyers specializing in employment law and persons with disabilities. Lawyers are available for consultation to help you decide your next step should any difficulties emerge.

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Life in Oshkosh

Oshkosh, Wisconsin is a city in Winnebago County. According to a Census estimate from 2007, its population is approximately 64,000 people.

Oshkosh is named the Menominee Chief Oshkosh, whose name means "claw" in the Menominee language. He was one of the first Native Americans in the area to make contact with European settlers and fur traders in the 18th Century.

During the early 19th Century, the area gradually grew as a trading post for furs, meat, and other natural resources that were abundant in the frontier. By the mid-19th Century, the industrial revolution was underway, and Oshkosh, Wisconsin's economy boomed thanks to its abundant lumber, and the building boom brought on by industry. The presence of navigable waterways and, later, the arrival of a railroad made the area even more attractive for this industry.

Modernly, Oshkosh is a fairly quiet city, with a large number of residential neighborhoods. Its economy is faring relatively well, compared to other cities in the region, doing slightly better than the national average in several indicators, such as unemployment and the percentage of people below the poverty line.

If you live in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and have a legal issue, it's likely that there's an attorney who can handle it, no matter how complicated or simple it is. Oshkosh, Wisconsin lawyers can handle just about any case you can throw at them.

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