Timothy Elder Presents at Annual FFB Conference

Blind people have longstanding legal rights to access government programs, education, employment, public accommodations and other aspects of social life.  The enforcement of these rights in an increasingly technology-dependent world requires that doctors, advocates, educators, administrators and disabled persons learn how the ADA applies in the wake of the Internet and accessible information technology.  Timothy […]

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TRE Legal Files Class Action on Behalf of Blind Employees at Marriott Hotel Chain

Alongside the Legal Aid Society Employment Law Center of San Francisco, TRE Legal filed a class action complaint in federal court against the Marriott hotel chain for its discriminatory treatment of blind employees and applicants.  The complaint alleges that Marriott discriminates against blind and disabled employees by requiring its managers to use an inaccessible configuration […]


LevelUp mobile payment app now accessible

TRE Legal is working with SCVNGR, the developer of the popular LevelUp mobile payment app, to ensure its app will be accessible to blind persons.  Accessibility of apps on mobile devices is key to ensure disabled people do not end up on the wrong side of the digital divide.  Technology should help more people with […]