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2021 YEAR END REPORT – APP & WEB ACCESSIBILITY LAWSUITS BREAK RECORDS
FORUM SHOPPING FOR A WEBSITE LAWSUIT OVER THE HOLIDAYS? LOOK NO FURTHER THAN THE SDNY. Read more
CRYSTAL BALL 2022: MORE AGGRESSIVE DOJ ENFORCEMENT, MORE LAWSUITS, AND MAYBE A NEW RULEMAKING. Read more
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WEBSITE ACCESSIBILITY PROBLEMS CREATE LEGAL PERIL FOR ONLINE
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INDUSTRY LEADING HR AND PAYROLL COMPANY ADP WORKS WITH LIGHTHOUSE TO ENHANCE ACCESSIBILITY OF PRODUCTS TO BLIND USERS Read more
HOW AND WHY WORKPLACE TECH IS BECOMING MORE INCLUSIVE Read more
ACCESSIBILITY AWARENESS IS ON THE RISE, BUT IS IT TURNING INTO ACTION? Read more
THE TECH INDUSTRY’S ACCESSIBILITY REPORT CARD FOR 2021
Across the world, people are using more technology and using it more often, especially at work. This has led to a push from technology companies to make their products more accessible and inclusive. Sanaz Ahari, senior director of product at Google, oversees communications products across Google Workspace and Android, including email, videoconferencing, and collaboration tools. During the pandemic, "we had consumers relying on [our tech], and we had educators relying on it, in addition to people at work," Ahari told Fortune. The products look nothing like they did [compared with] March of last year. Read more
CURRENT LEGAL ACTIONS
JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SUES OPHTHALMOLOGY PRACTICE WITH 24 FACILITIES FOR DISCRIMINATING AGAINST INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO USE WHEELCHAIRS
DOJ FINDS THAT MANSON YOUTH INSTITUTION VIOLATES THE U.S. CONSTITUTION AND THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT Read more
BLIND STUDENTS FIGHT FOR ACCESSIBLE COLLEGE CLASSES Read more
DOJ ALLEGES THAT CHICOPEE, MASSACHUSETTS, HOUSING AUTHORITY AND ITS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DISCRIMINATED AGAINST TENANTS ON THE BASIS OF RACE, NATIONAL ORIGIN AND DISABILITY Read more
CDC DIRECTOR APOLOGIZES TO DISABLED COMMUNITY OVER INSENSITIVE REMARKS
MEDICARE PLANS TO RESTRICT ACCESS TO CONTROVERSIAL, PRICEY ALZHEIMER’S DRUG ADUHELM TO PATIENTS IN CLINICAL TRIALS Read more
TOP TECH TIDBITS
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