Disabilities (ADA): Texas

Disabilities (ADA) requirements for other states

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

Authors: Frederick J. Barrow and Michelle Barrett Falconer, Littler Mendelson, PC

Summary

  • In addition to the federal equal opportunity laws, Texas employers must comply with a number of state and local antidiscrimination laws, including the Texas Labor Code. See Disability Discrimination in Texas.
  • Texas law prohibits discrimination against individuals who are disabled. See Texas Labor Code.
  • Several Texas counties and cities have enacted ordinances prohibiting discrimination in employment that are broader than the Texas Labor Code and the ADA. See Local Ordinances.