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Disabilities (ADA): Mississippi

Disabilities (ADA) requirements for other states

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

Authors: Emily Shoda and Michelle Barrett Falconer, Littler

Summary

  • Mississippi does not have a state antidiscrimination law with respect to private employers. See Private Employers.
  • Mississippi has a state law prohibiting public employers from discriminating on the basis of handicap. See Public Employers.
  • Mississippi permits the use of medical marijuana by a qualifying patient with a debilitating medical condition. See Medical Marijuana.