CUNA and the Ohio Credit Union League filed an amicus brief Tuesday supporting Dover-Phila Federal Credit Union, who is facing a frivolous lawsuit alleging non-compliance with website accessibility standards under the ADA.
CUNA and the Illinois Credit Union League filed an amicus brief today in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division in defense of Aurora Policeman Credit Union that is facing a frivolous lawsuit alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
A judge for the Eastern District Court of Virginia has dismissed a lawsuit against a credit union alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act Friday, the second such suit in Virginia to be dismissed recently.
The House voted Thursday to pass a CUNA-backed bill that addresses threats of litigation, the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017. During the vote, several members addressed the need for a solution for credit unions.
The DOJ is evaluating whether promulgating specific web accessibility standards through regulations is necessary and appropriate, it said in response to 61 members of Congress requesting guidance on how the ADA applies to websites.
Congress should help credit unions and other small businesses address lack of clarity with the Americans with Disabilities Act that is resulting in abusive litigation, CUNA wrote to Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) Wednesday.