eNews · December 2019

News Briefs

A Cornell study raises questions about transparency from vendors who provide algorithmic pre-employment screenings. These companies tend to offer little information about how their assessments work and how they mitigate bias, including for people with disabilities.

A new study from the University of Colorado-Boulder found that new grads who took courses that included accessibility topics have experienced notable career benefits as a result.

Many employer recruiting sites are still inaccessible to people with disabilities. If fixed, employers could gain connections to otherwise qualified talent in an employee-driven labor market.

Save the Date

CONFERENCE  January 07-January 10, Las Vegas

CES Logo

CES is the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace, including technologies that are changing the way people work, live, and play regardless of age or disability.

Ted Drake photo (iphone selfie)

WEBINAR  January 16, 2:00 pm ET

Multiply the power of your accessibility team by transforming your entire company into Accessibility Champions. Ted Drake, Global Accessibility Leader at Intuit, will share a road map, goals, techniques, lessons learned, and results in this free webinar from the US Access Board and Great Lakes ADA Center.

In Focus

W3C Logo

Check out PEAT’s takeaways from a recent workshop hosted by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) that explored strategies for aligning XR platforms with inclusive design principles.

megaphone icon

The International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) is seeking your input on a new study to guide the development of the certification of Procurement Specialist in Accessibility. The survey will close on December 31, 2019.