Employers Take Note: Poor Career Site Accessibility Will Haunt You

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Last week the Supreme Court refused an appeal which now allows blind people to sue companies if their websites are not fully accessible to them. The ruling should be a wake up call for employers, especially when it comes to the design of their career sites.

As reported by the LA Times, “In a potentially far-reaching move, the justices turned down an appeal from retailer Domino’s and let stand a U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling holding that the Americans With Disabilities Act protects access not just to restaurants and stores but also to the websites and apps of those businesses.”

When creating a website, there is a set of design standards called the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines or WCAG. These standards have…



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Credit to Chris Russell for the original post.

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