With so many organizations reevaluating their commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, recruiters need to identify access as a key ingredient for developing a workplace that welcomes all.
Cities and tech companies need to plan for accessibility early in the design process, include disabled people in solutions, and review the many published accessibility guidelines.
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 paved the way for decades of incremental changes to the way buildings, businesses and laws accommodate people with a wide variety of disabilities. At 30 yea
Prompted by Jeff Bezos’s plans to test all Amazon employees for the virus that causes COVID-19, we wondered whether employers can mandate employee testing, regardless of symptoms. The issue pits pub
Ultimately, it's a question of human dignity. To what degree are people given the opportunity to realize their potential, to create themselves?
When you think about how a technology is designed, whether in Facebook or, let's say, with industrial automation robots, engineers are not talking to the workers for obvious reasons.
The Brooklyn Center for Independence for the Disabled, along with other disability rights groups, is suing Uber, alleging Uber is in violation of New York City human rights laws because it doesn't hav
Back in December, Google finally added accessibility details to Maps. It was a long-awaited addition, but an extremely welcome one for the more than three million people in the U.S. who require wheelc
The Equal Rights Center is suing Uber for denying equal access to its services for people with disabilities. According to the lawsuit, the ERC alleges that Uber has chosen not to include wheelchair-ac
Let’s pause on the robots-are-taking-over-our-jobs panic for a minute and take a look at how some robots -- telepresence robots, specifically -- could be used to give access not only to jobs but to
<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/roosevelt_statue.jpg" alt="" title="roosevelt_statue" width="225" height="300" class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-200136" /> Monday marks t