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. […]

2023-01-24T19:29:53+00:00Published: January 24th, 2023|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 [...]

2022-07-14T12:28:11+00:00Published: June 14th, 2021|Tags: , |

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. [...]

2021-10-20T20:30:34+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.

2022-11-10T16:06:27+00:00Published: September 25th, 2020|Tags: , , |

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 as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations around how emerging workplace [...]

2020-12-14T14:28:42+00:00Published: January 17th, 2018|Tags: , , , |