Disability Discrimination

Disability discrimination occurs when an employer treats a qualified individual with a disability who is an employee or applicant unfavorably because she has a disability.

To be considered a person with a disability, the impairment must substantially limit one or more major life activities. Examples of major life activities include walking, speaking, breathing, performing manual tasks, seeing, hearing, learning, caring for oneself and working.

The law requires an employer to provide reasonable accommodation to an employee or job applicant with a disability, unless doing so would cause significant difficulty or expense for the employer ("undue hardship").

Some examples of disability discrimination include:

If any of these things have happened to you on the job, you may have suffered disability discrimination, call J. Graves Associates and we will evaluate your case and fight for your rights.

 

 

 

 

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Fill out our Employment Discrimination Form if you believe you have been treated unfairly at your workplace.

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