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Bipartisan Bill Would End Subminimum Wages for People with Disabilities

A bipartisan, bicameral bill would end a loophole in the United States' minimum wage law that enables employers to...
Apr 10, 2023

Employment of People with Disabilities Reaches All-Time High

According to the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 21.3% of U.S. adults with...
Apr 7, 2023

Facing a Labor Shortage? Invest in Employees with Disabilities

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 19.1% of persons with disability (PDF) were...
Mar 10, 2023

A Call to Make Online Job Applications Accessible for People with Disabilities

Most employers know that Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against...
Feb 2, 2023

4 Surprising Statistics About Employment for People with Disabilities

In the United States and many other countries, employers are prohibited from discriminating on the basis of...
May 31, 2022

Accessible Hiring and Recruiting: Quick Tips

People with disabilities are frequently overlooked as talented contributors in the workplace. That’s partly due to...
Jan 20, 2022

When Testing for Accessibility, Don’t Put the Burden on Employees with Disabilities

Testing is crucial to accessible design. A proper audit can identify issues that aren’t apparent to designers and...
Jul 12, 2021

Microsoft Is 'Doubling Down' on Accessibility to Help Close Disability Divide

Microsoft announced last week a five-year commitment to "create and open doors and bigger opportunities for people...
May 6, 2021

Microsoft’s Asia-Pacific Enabler Program Aims to Drive Economic Growth Through Accessibility

In September, tech giant Microsoft launched the Microsoft Enabler Program, an initiative aimed at removing...
Oct 27, 2020

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Web Accessibility Tips: Don't Disable Zooming (Yes, Even On Mobile)

If your users can’t zoom in on your content, you’re probably making a mistake. Zooming (or scaling) is common,...
Oct 14, 2022

How to Fix: "Buttons Do Not Have Accessible Names"

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) require interactive elements to have both a “label" and a “name.”...
May 26, 2022

Dark Mode Can Improve Text Readability — But Not for Everyone

Dark modes and themes are extremely popular and they’re frequently touted as an accessibility solution. While the...
Jul 7, 2021

What Are the Four Major Categories of Accessibility?

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are organized by four main principles, which state that content...
Sep 13, 2019

Why Justified (or Centered) Text is Bad for Accessibility

Justified text is text that is spaced so that the right and left sides of the paragraph have the same edge. In...
May 9, 2023

The iOS "Increase Contrast" Feature and Accessibility: What to Know

Apple’s iOS offers a number of accessibility features that enable users to tailor their mobile experiences. One of...
Sep 26, 2022

What's The Difference Between WCAG Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA?

In order to embrace web accessibility as a priority, you need to set goals and track your progress. The Web...
Dec 17, 2021

How to Fix Google Lighthouse's 'Sufficient Contrast Ratio' Error

Google Lighthouse is a free tool for auditing website performance, search engine optimization (SEO), and web...
Apr 25, 2023

5 Quick Ways to Self-check the Accessibility of a Website

Ensuring your website is accessible is imperative for business, legal, and practical reasons, but it can be hard...
Apr 3, 2019

Accessibility Tips: Using the DIV and SPAN Elements

Usually, you want use HTML to convey meaning about the structure of your website. However, two HTML elements are...
Oct 21, 2022

How to Check WCAG Compliance: A Quick Guide

What’s the best way to test your website for digital accessibility compliance? The simple answer: Test your...
Dec 8, 2022

Does Comic Sans Benefit People with Dyslexia?

Comic Sans is controversial. Since its release in 1994, the playful, Batman-inspired font has been panned as...
May 16, 2023

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