Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
private employers, state and local governments, labor
unions, and employment agencies may not discriminate against
someone because of a disability. The ADA covers employers
with fifteen or more employees.
employers may not:
· Hire or
fire a person based on their disability
persons in an interview about the existence, nature, or
severity of a disability
a person based on their disability
· Demote a
person based on their disability
· Pay a
person a different salary based on their disability
training from a person with a disability
· Retaliate against an employee who files a claim of
employee must still be capable of performing the necessary
aspects of his or her job, with or without accommodations
provided by the employer, as long as it doesn’t provide an
“undue hardship” to the employer. These accommodations may
include things such as making the work facility accessible
to those with disabilities, modifying work schedules, and
providing access to modified equipment.
believe that you are a victim of disability
discrimination in the workplace
and you believe that your
job rights have been violated you have the right to file a
charge of discrimination. This is a required step
before you are allowed to file a discrimination lawsuit.
to get help now.
You may deserve compensation.