Beckley Disability Discrimination Lawyer

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, it is unlawful for an employer to treat any employees differently than the rest because of an illness or disability. This extends to the application and hiring process, pay, opportunities, promotions, benefits, disciplinary actions, termination and other employment-related factors. It also requires that the employer provides proper accommodations and equipment that will allow the employee to work comfortably and to his or her full potential.

Bluefield ADA Attorney — Achieving Equitable Work Accommodations For Disabled Individuals

ADA covers any individuals that meet the following requirements:

  • A physical or mental ailment that limits or impairs one or more aspects of the person’s life
  • Record and documentation of this disability
  • Is considered to have the disability by others

Generally this person is given restrictions by his or her physician that may limit potential at work. The law requires that employers be understanding of these limitations and work with the employee to find a suitable arrangement.

At the Law Office of Stephen P. New, our lawyers are committed to advocating for disabled individuals fighting for equal treatment in the workplace. Employers have a duty to treat these employees fairly and allow them to continue on in their work with the proper accommodations.

Should your employer fail to do so, there are legal steps that you can take to ensure you are provided a fair and equitable work environment. We will help you explore those options and fight on your behalf to see your rights protected.

Contact A Beckley Disability Discrimination Attorney

To arrange an initial consultation to discuss your situation and how we can help you find a solution, please contact our West Virginia law firm at 304-362-7345 or toll free at 800-208-9169.

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Litigation

If you or a loved one were affected by the opioid epidemic and gave birth to a child dependent on opioids that were prescribed to the mother, please contact us at 1-844-BAD-PILL (1-844-223-7455).

Do You Live In Pineville? We’re Ready To Help People Exposed To Toxic Water.

Are you a resident of the Pineville area and/or customer of Pineville Municipal Water Company? The Law Office of Stephen P. New and Taylor & Hinkle Attorneys at Law have jointly filed a class action lawsuit against Pineville Municipal Water Company.

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