Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

How to Bridge Different Access Needs

Meeting the access needs of your employees is key to building an inclusive workplace. But what should you do if different individuals with disabilities request accessibility practices that seem to conflict with one another? Addressing competing requests can be challenging because a perfect solution is not always clear. […]

EEOC Informal Discussion Letters Relating to Selection, Pre-Employment Inquiries, and Confidentiality

Office of Legal Counsel staff members at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) wrote the following informal discussion letters in response to inquiries from members of the public. The selected letters discuss topics regarding workplace technology and employer obligations related to selection, pre-employment, and confidentiality. […]

2023-11-15T18:51:08+00:00Published: May 4th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Long COVID-19 and Workplace Accessibility

Employees with long COVID may be protected under the laws and regulations that govern disability in the workplace. The resources listed below detail the classifications behind disability status and long COVID. They also contain guidance for employers and employees who may be new to the accommodations process. […]

2024-01-10T17:20:51+00:00Published: September 7th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

AI Hiring Tools and the Law

The development of AI technologies is outpacing the evolution of regulations and standards that directly enforce the use of AI hiring tools. However, employers should proactively consider legal and equity concerns related to AI hiring tools before implementing these technologies in their organizations. Acting in accordance with existing guidance can put your organization on the [...]

Video Conversation: The Future of Work for People with Disabilities

The Future of Work for People with Disabilities A Video Conversation Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day In 2020, the move to virtual workstreams accelerated rapidly. McKinsey reports that the adoption of digital technologies sped up by several years in just 8 months—and that many of these changes are likely permanent. [...]

2023-12-07T14:41:55+00:00Published: May 13th, 2021|Tags: , |

DOJ Settlements and Website Accessibility

As of February 2020, the Department of Justice (DOJ) entered into 175 settlement agreements addressing how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to ICT accessibility. Through these agreements, employers and other covered entities can understand DOJ priorities related to website and ICT accessibility and how to proactively comply with existing rules and guidance.

2023-11-28T18:46:17+00:00Published: September 25th, 2020|Tags: , , |