Disabilities (ADA): Georgia
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
- In addition to the federal antidiscrimination laws, Georgia employers must comply with state statutes prohibiting disability discrimination. See The Georgia Equal Employment for Persons with Disabilities Code; The Georgia Fair Employment Practices Act.
- Georgia permits the use of medical marijuana under very limited circumstances. See Medical Marijuana.
- The City of Atlanta has enacted an ordinance prohibiting discrimination in employment that is broader than federal antidiscrimination laws. See Local Ordinances.