Disabilities (ADA): South Carolina

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Authors: D. Michael Henthorne and Patrick F. Martin, Littler Mendelson, PC

Summary

  • In addition to the federal equal opportunity laws, South Carolina employers must comply with the South Carolina Human Affairs Law. See Disability Discrimination in South Carolina.
  • The South Carolina Human Affairs Law prohibits discrimination against an individual because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. See The South Carolina Human Affairs Law.
  • South Carolina law limits the prohibition against genetic discrimination to the policies and practices of health insurers. See Genetic Testing.