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Equip for Equality Introduces Employment Rights Helpline

May 8th, 2017

Initiative aims to improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Equip for Equality’s Employment Rights Helpline is a new service that provides free advice for employees and job seekers in Illinois. This initiative, made possible by a grant from The Chicago Community Trust, aims to expand employment opportunities for people with disabilities in Illinois.

The helpline staff can:

  • Discuss your rights under the ADA
  • Answer your employment rights questions
  • Assist with reasonable accommodation requests
  • Help you understand your options
  • Share fact sheets, sample letters and forms
  • Provide referrals
  • Offer other assistance as needed

Contact information for the helpline:
Voice/Relay: (844) RIGHTS-9 (toll-free) or (844) 744-4879 (toll-free)
TTY: (800) 610-2779 (tty)