Disabilities (ADA): South Carolina

Disabilities (ADA) requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: D. Michael Henthorne and Michelle Barrett Falconer, Littler Mendelson, PC


  • 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.
  • South Carolina permits the use of medical marijuana under very limited circumstances. See Medical Marijuana.