Legal Aid Files Class Action Against Marriott for Disability Discrimination
Today, February 6th, 2013, Legal Aid and TRE Legal filed a federal class action against the Marriott hotel chain. That complaint alleges that Marriott discriminates against blind and disabled employees by requiring its managers to use inaccessible computer software and rejecting accessible alternatives.
The lawsuit seeks to dismantle unnecessary barriers to workers with disabilities that are created by an employer’s technology, in violation of the American with Disabilities Act. Read the full press release.