A group of 103 lawmakers yesterday wrote to Attorney General Jeff Sessions seeking further clarity on how the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to websites.
Website accessibility is no longer a top priority for the Department of Justice, according to the Trump administration’s recently released rulemaking agenda for the remainder of 2017 and 2018.
Over the last month, ABA has been working with state bankers associations to inform members of Congress about the demand letters that plaintiffs’ firms have sent to banks asserting that the bank’s website is not accessible to speech and hearing impaired customers as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Department of Justice recently published an “ADA Best Practices Tool Kit,” which includes website accessibility guidance and a checklist that can be used to verify compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Plaintiffs’ lawyers are targeting banks over website accessibility using an informal accessibility standard. Here’s what bank leaders need to know.
Mortgage servicing, fair lending, vendor risk management and sales practices are among top priorities, according to ABA experts.
ABA today published a members-only staff analysis of the Americans with Disabilities Act’s treatment of website accessibility, outlining the current state of the law and the Department of Justice’s anticipated regulations on the topic.