Legal Question in Employment Law in Pennsylvania

If an employee has a spouse and children that have documented disabilities, does that place the employee in a protected class?

Asked on 6/15/10, 8:01 pm

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Roger Traversa Arjont Group (Law Office of Roger Traversa)
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The Americans with Disabilities Act protects those persons with disabilities and in certain cases those persons associated with persons who have disabilities. It would be unlawful for a person associated with a disabled person to be discriminated against because of their association with a person with disabilities.

You need to speak with a lawyer to discuss your specific situation and determine how best to protect and assert your rights.



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Answered on 6/16/10, 6:43 am

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