ADA Round-Up: Major Retailers Facing Disability Discrimination Cases

by: David Titmus

Welcome to this month’s edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Jury Awards $5.2 Million in Walmart Disability Discrimination Case A jury awarded $5.2 million in damages after finding that Walmart violated federal law when it refused to … Read More

ADA Round-Up: Courts Tackle Lack of Access Suits, Sanction Serial ADA Filer

by: David Titmus

Welcome to this month’s edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Festival Sued Over Lack of Interpreters Two California men are suing the Burning Man Project, which produces the annual Burning Man community and arts festival in Nevada, … Read More

ADA Round-Up: Training Videos Lack Captions, EEOC Claims, and Title III Filings

by: David Titmus

Welcome to this month’s edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Major Retailer Pays $100K over Lack of Captions A major multinational retail corporation will pay $100,000 to settle a disability discrimination suit filed by the U.S. Equal … Read More

Celebrating 29 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

by: David Titmus

Tomorrow (Friday) marks the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including … Read More

ADA Round-Up: Corporate Videos, Candidate Websites Lack Captions, Accessibility

by: David Titmus

Welcome to this month’s edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Lack of Captions on Orientation Videos Brings Lawsuit The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a suit against a Michigan-based management and maintenance services company, claiming … Read More

ADA Round-Up: Legislative Access and Government Captions

by: David Titmus

Welcome to this month’s edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Legislative Sessions Lack Captions The 11th Circuit Court is considering a claim involving Florida’s lack of closed captions on its legislative session’s online videos. The case, filed … Read More

VITAC Among Presenters at this Week’s HLAA 2019 Convention

by: David Titmus

The Hearing Loss Association of America’s 2019 convention begins today in Rochester, New York. Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation’s leading organization representing consumers with hearing loss. HLAA offers programs and events designed to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing information, … Read More

VITAC Proud Sponsor of HLAA Walk4Hearing in Colorado

by: Brittany Wanger

VITAC was proud to support the Hearing Loss of America Association’s (HLAA) Walk4Hearing as a local gold-level sponsor. The 5K (3.1 mile) walk was held on Sunday, June 9, at the beautiful Clement Park in Littleton, CO. It was a cold, dreary day, but the high energy and warm smiles … Read More

ADA Round-Up: Safeway, Lyft, Greyhound, and Pokémon Face Accessibility Claims

by: David Titmus

Welcome to this month’s edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Safeway to pay $75,000 to resolve disability discrimination lawsuit The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) says that supermarket chain Safeway will pay $75,000 and will make … Read More

Introducing VITAC’s “VITALK” Video Series

by: David Titmus

As the largest provider of closed captioning in the United States, we often get questions about the services we provide, how captions work, and the ease in which captions can be added to all content, just to name a few. To better help caption consumers and clients understand our wide … Read More