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How can I file an ADA complaint?

| Dec 17, 2019 | Firm News |

The Americans with Disabilities Act provides you with protections from discrimination for a disability. It also provides you with remedies should your California employer not abide by the rules of the ADA. This act helps to ensure that you do not lose out on employment opportunities because of your disability. It also makes it mandatory for employers to accommodate you in whatever way you need to do your job. If your employer does something that is against the ADA, then you have the right to file a complaint.

According to ADA.gov, you will file your complaint with the Department of Justice. You can do this is a variety of ways that should offer an option that is convenient for you. The ADA applies to all employers, so you may issue a complaint against any public or government employer.

Your filing options include by fax, mail or online. You will first need a complaint form, which you can find on the ADA website. Then, you can either fax it in or mail it to the Department of Justice at the number or address given on the ADA website. To file online, you also use the website. The form is online, so you will fill it out and send it in through the online system.

You also have the option of filing over the phone if you are unable to write or submit the complaint online. If you use American Sign Language to communicate, you also have the option of videophone application. This information is for education and is not legal advice.