PEAT’s analysis of U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) settlement agreements provides insight into the acceptable methods that DOJ has specified to implement digital accessibility. […]
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. […]
Introduction This article highlights nondiscrimination provisions in the law that employers and employees should know when using technology in the workplace. […]
Employees with long COVID may be protected under the 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. […]
This resource covers United States policies that apply to telework accessibility. In short, U.S. policies require most private and public employers who offer telework to ensure their telework tools are accessible. […]
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.
Video Conversation: If you were President for the day, what specific policy action would you promote or change to increase the use of accessible technologies in the workplace?
If you were President for the day, what specific policy action would you promote or change to increase the use of accessible technologies in the workplace? Experts and thought leaders discuss the business case for hiring people with disabilities.
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 [...]
Bobby Silverstein of Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC provided PEAT with background information that he compiled for an interview with us about the policy implications for people with disabilities participating in the gig economy. […]
In this short video, Bobby Silverstein provides an overview of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Transcript: Hi, my name is Bobby Silverstein. I'm the former Staff Director and Chief Counsel to the Senate sub-committee on disability when it was chaired by Senator Tom Harkin. During my tenure in the Senate, I had the incredible [...]