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Disabilities (ADA): Alabama

Disabilities (ADA) requirements for other states

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

Authors: 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.