Podcast: How the Freelance Economy Changes Universal Access for Employers

Future of Work Podcast, Episode 3. Bobby Silverstein, principal at Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC, discusses the implications of laws related to accessible technology, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), for a gig or project-based workforce. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations around how emerging workplace [...]

Model Procurement Language for ICT

Employers and other entities covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title V of the Rehabilitation Act can add the following procurement language to contracts with product vendors to enhance the accessibility of purchased or licensed products. […]

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) The ADA is a comprehensive civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities. The ADA provides legal protections to individuals with disabilities in the areas of employment, state and local government services, public accommodations, commercial facilities, transportation, and telecommunications. Under the [...]

2020-09-24T11:42:19+00:00November 21st, 2016|Tags: |

When is a Covered Entity Not Required to Provide Specified Services?

When is a Covered Entity Not Required to Provide Specified Services? The regulations for implementing Titles II and III of the ADA include “defenses.” These are circumstances in which the covered entity is not required to provide specified services. For example, a covered entity is not required to provide auxiliary aids and services if it can [...]

2020-10-08T14:59:23+00:00October 18th, 2016|Tags: |

Policy Brief: Department of Justice Supplemental Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Governments under Title II of the ADA

In May 2016, DOJ published a Supplemental Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SANPR) on the accessibility of state and local government websites under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). […]

2020-07-11T15:13:27+00:00May 24th, 2016|Tags: |