Making Websites More Accessible For the Disabled

Beginning last July, lawsuits began flooding the federal courthouse in Pittsburgh claiming corporations’ websites were not accessible to the blind and other individuals with disabilities, thus violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Companies such as Foot Locker Inc and Toys R Us were some of the household names, among others, that were targeted. Continue reading “Making Websites More Accessible For the Disabled”

Employment Discrimination and HIV

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed two employment discrimination lawsuits based on an employee’s HIV status. The two lawsuits were filed in Texas federal courts and allege that Texas-based employers were in violation of federal law by engaging in disability-related discrimination based on an employee’s HIV status. Continue reading “Employment Discrimination and HIV”