Newsletter Archives

February 2017 eNews: what the Section 508 update means for you, how and why you should join the Deque aXe Hackathon at CSUN 2017, and why accessible videos are your friend.

This issue explores how the Dept. of Justice is addressing website and ICT accessibility, new resources from Gian Wild for implementing digital accessibility, and a dispatch from the HR Tech conference.

PEAT extends the online dialogue about increasing awareness of accessible workplace tech, Dep. Sec. of Labor Chris Lu discusses why an inclusive mindset is critical for building both productive workplaces and technology innovations, and the Perkins-Business Partnership announces a new online “Inclusive Talent Acquisition” course for HR professionals.

August 2016 eNews: DOJ extends open comment period on possible ADA revisions, PEAT announces a public online dialogue on increasing awareness of accessible workplace tech, and Eliza Greenwood reports on the value of hands-on training in digital accessibility for professional development.

The June 2016 edition of eNews highlights the DOJ open comment period on possible revisions to the ADA, the M-Enabling Summit, and resources on accessible eRecruiting through social media.

The April 2016 edition of eNews highlights PEAT's new TalentWorks eRecruiting tool, proposed updates to Section 501, and guest pieces from U.S. Dep. Sec. Chris Lu, Sassy Outwater and Gabrielle Nagle.

Read the February 2016 edition of eNews, PEAT's online newsletter. This issue highlights the upcoming CSUN conference, a guest piece from Daniel Ferro on accessible eRecruiting, and a recap of the recent PEAT Talk with Sina Bahram on universal design.

Read the December 2015 edition of eNews, PEAT's online newsletter. This issue highlights a blog post by Denis Boudreau, an interview with Shawn Henry and PEAT Project Director Josh Christianson's reflections from three recent conferences.

Read the October 2015 edition of eNews, PEAT's online newsletter. This issue discusses PEAT activities held in conjunction with National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), including a call for success stories involving accessible technology on the job, a Twitter Chat on October 28 to discuss accessible technologies in the workplace, and a blog post by Dana Marlowe inviting employers to "bring it on" by implementing BYOD polices.

Read the August 2015 edition of eNews, PEAT's online newsletter. This issue looks at the ADA's impact on accessible workplace technology, a site redesign for peatworks.org and new data about the accessibility of online job applications.