eNews · June 2020

News Briefs

SHRM Magazine reflects on which new doors have opened for employees with disabilities since the ADA’s passage in 1990. This article also explores how employers can help address emerging barriers in the modern digital workplace, such as accessibility challenges for applying to jobs posted online.

Save the Date

WEBINAR July 14, 2 pm ET

Maria Town, President of the American Association of People with Disabilities, and Emily Ladau, Editor-in-Chief of the Rooted in Rights Blog  discuss what needs to be done to further the rights of PWD and fulfill the goals of the ADA.

SYMPOSIUM July 20-21

This free event will feature virtual talks, tech demos, and breakout sessions focused on making virtual reality, mixed reality, and augmented reality more accessible.

In Focus

This recently updated resource explores 175  settlement addressing how the ADA applies to digital accessibility. Through these agreements, employers and other covered entities can understand DOJ priorities and how to proactively comply with existing rules and guidance.