Disabilities (ADA): Louisiana
- Disability Discrimination in Louisiana
- The Louisiana Employment Discrimination Law
- Covered Employers
- What Is a Disability?
- Associational Discrimination
- Duty to Accommodate
- Undue Hardship
- Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies
- Genetic Testing
- Sickle Cell Trait
- Local Ordinances
- New Orleans Human Relations Code
- Future Developments
- Additional Resources
The below content should be reviewed in conjunction with the in-depth federal coverage of this topic provided above.
- In addition to the federal equal opportunity laws, Louisiana covered employers must comply with a number of state and local antidiscrimination statutes, including the Louisiana Employment Discrimination Law. See Disability Discrimination in Louisiana; Louisiana Employment Discrimination Law.
- Louisiana law prohibits discrimination against individuals who are disabled and individuals with sickle-cell traits. See Louisiana Employment Discrimination Law; Sickle Cell Trait.
- Louisiana law specifically prohibits discrimination against individuals because of genetic traits. See Genetic Testing.
- The City of New Orleans has enacted ordinances prohibiting discrimination in employment that are broader than the Louisiana Employment Discrimination Law and Title VII. See Local Ordinances.