Labor and Employment Law – San Francisco – Oakland – San Jose – Marin – California
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Disability Discrimination

Disability Discrimination

The firm’s lawyers are experienced in representing clients who have work restrictions or limitations and disabilities and who have been denied reasonable accommodations or have been terminated because of their disabilities or medical conditions.  We have achieved large settlements and jury verdicts for clients suffering from bipolar disorder, physical disabilities and medical conditions.

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) have been enacted to protect you from this type of discrimination. Under the FEHA, if you have a mental or physical disability, which limits your ability to engage in a major life activity, you may have a protected disability. If an employer refuses to hire you, otherwise limits your advancement at work or  terminates you because of your disability or the Employer refuses to provide you with the reasonable accommodations that you need in order to perform the essential functions of your job, the employer  has engaged in unlawful discrimination.  The FEHA covers employees who are injured on the job as well and may provide a supplemental remedy to benefits available under the workers’compensation statutes.

Contact our firm if you believe you are a victim of this sort of unlawful treatment.  There are very short statutes of limitations which require you to file an administrative complaint or civil suit within strict deadlines to preserve your right to sue.

See the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing for additional information.

See the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for additional information.


Regions Served

The Law Offices of Kenneth C. Absalom represent clients primarily in San Francisco, Oakland, San Rafael, Berkeley, Richmond, Hayward, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego and counties such as Marin County, San Mateo County, Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Solano County, Napa County, Sonoma County, Santa Cruz County and Santa Clara County. We represent clients throughout California, and at times we represent clients in Hawaii, Nevada and New York.


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340 Pine Street, Suite 503
San Francisco, CA 94104 US
(415) 392-5040
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