Disabilities (ADA): Texas
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Michelle Barrett Falconer, Littler
- 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.