DOJ Settlements and Website Accessibility

How is the Department of Justice Addressing Website and ICT 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 [...]

2021-02-01T04:28:28+00:00September 25th, 2020|Tags: , , |

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.

2021-01-06T13:16:42+00:00July 6th, 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 Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations around how emerging workplace [...]

Bobby Silverstein Explains the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

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 [...]

American Job Centers and Digital Access: A Guide to Accessible ICT

About This Guide On July 22, 2014, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was signed into law (Public Law No. 113-128 (link is external)). The Act—which supersedes the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) and amends the Rehabilitation Act of 1973—reaffirms the role of the customer-focused one-stop service delivery system. It enhances coordination among several key [...]