Disability Discrimination in the Workplace
Tampa Bay disability discrimination attorneys see many cases of workplace discrimination that are not only wrong, but also illegal. In these cases, it is important for victims to know their rights.
It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate based on an employee’s disability, however, not every medical condition is a disability. To have a legally protected disability a person must be qualified for the job, and be disabled in one of three ways:
The person has a physical or mental condition that substantially limits a major life activity (walking/talking/seeing/hearing/learning);
The person has a history