Disabilities (ADA): Alabama
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Emily Shoda and Michelle Barrett Falconer, Littler
- Alabama does not have a state antidiscrimination law with respect to private employers. See Disability Discrimination in Alabama.
- Alabama permits the use of medical cannabis for qualifying individuals. See Medical Cannabis.
- For public accommodation purposes, Alabama protects the right of an individual with a disability to be accompanied by a service animal in any public place. See Service Animals.
- Birmingham has requirements pertaining to disability discrimination. See Local Requirements.