Q: An interviewer of a fortune 500 company told me i couldnt do the job because of my disability

1 Lawyer Answer
Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer
Answered
  • Civil Rights Lawyer
  • Columbus, OH

A: Your question does not provide enough detail to analyze whether this would violate the law. If you are an otherwise qualified individual who was not offered the position because of your disability, then you may have a claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act. However, you would not be qualified for the position if you cannot perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation. You should reach out to an employment law attorney in your area to discuss further.

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