Employees suffering from disabilities have protected rights under the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its companion law in California, the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Both the ADA and FEHA protect qualified individuals with disabilities and outlaw the following discriminatory actions against disabled employees in the workplace:
An employee with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation from an employer. In response, an employer is required to communicate with the employer to find a reasonable accommodation to assist him or her in performing day-to-day job duties, including, but not limited to, the following accommodations:
If you are the victim of disability discrimination, or have become disabled and require a reasonable accommodation, call the Law Offices of Jual F. Reyes for your free and confidential legal consultation. Our firm will provide legal advice regarding your rights as an employee and navigate you through the complicated legal process subsequent to filing a lawsuit.