CUNA, along with the Ohio Credit Union League, attended Thursday’s arguments before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati, in support of two Michigan-based credit unions hit with frivolous lawsuits.
A group of U.S. Senators followed up their September 2018 letter to the DOJ Wednesday, continuing to urge the agency to take action to promote clarity, compliance and accessibility regarding how the ADA applies to websites.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled in favor of a credit union facing a frivolous lawsuit claiming violations of the ADA Monday. CUNA and the Wisconsin and Illinois Credit Union Leagues filed a brief in support of Aurora Policemen CU.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio has dismissed a lawsuit against an Ohio credit union alleging violations of the ADA. CUNA and the Ohio Credit Union League filed an amicus brief in support of BMI FCU.
CUNA wrote to newly confirmed Attorney General William Barr Tuesday to call attention to the legal threats facing credit unions due to uncertainty with how the ADA applies to websites, specifically highlighting the toll these suits have on credit unions.
CUNA and the Michigan Credit Union League filed briefs in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday in support of Belle River Community CU and Aeroquip CU, credit unions hit with frivolous lawsuits claiming violations of the ADA.
CUNA joined the Illinois and Wisconsin Credit Union Leagues to file a brief Thursday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in support of a credit union facing a lawsuit due to uncertainty with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
CUNA, leagues and credit unions participated in a DOJ roundtable Monday to discuss topics related to the Americans with Disabilities Act. CUNA raised the need for clarity through guidance or a rulemaking on ADA website accessibility standards.
CUNA staff attended arguments in Griffin v. DOL FCU Tuesday, an appellate-level case involving alleged noncompliance with the ADA. CUNA filed a brief in the case, as part of its ongoing advocacy to defend credit unions
CUNA has partnered with the Georgia Credit Union Affiliates to file a brief Tuesday supporting Family First CU, which has been sued by a plaintiff alleging website noncompliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.