Presentation: Know Your Rights: Disability Discrimination and Your Job

Tuesday, 6/1/2021
11:00 - 12:00
Virtual Library

United States

Learn about the employment rights of people with disabilities including the right to be free from discrimination and to ask for workplace accommodations. Engage in an interactive presentation followed by a Q&A session.   

Presented by Tishon Smith-Bennett, Litigation Assistant, Legal Aid at Work and Jinny Kim, Senior Staff Attorney, Legal Aid at Work  

Tishon Smith-Bennett has worked as a legal assistant and legal secretary in a variety of fields before joining Legal Aid at Work. She enjoys helping people and strongly believes in the power of the law to address issues of social justice. 

Jinny Kim directs the Disability Rights Program at Legal Aid at Work. She represents workers fighting disability discrimination before federal and state courts as well as administrative agencies. 

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Legal Aid at Work

An ongoing series of virtual programs focused on supporting job and career seekers, personal finance needs and small business resources.

This program is sponsored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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