CUNA sets free, members-only ADA webinar for January 18

on "January 12, 2018 8:03 am"

Registration is now open for a CUNA members-only webinar featuring updates from CUNA and CUNA Mutual staff on litigation threats related to website compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The free webinar is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 18, from 10 a.m to 10:45 a.m. (HST).

Credit unions are facing increased legal threats due to confusion over website compliance with the ADA, and CUNA has been working with the Department of Justice and Congress to solve the issue. CUNA will meet with Congressional counsel Friday to discuss potential legislative solutions.

Speakers at the webinar are:

  • Ryan Donovan, CUNA chief advocacy officer;
  • Jared Ihrig, CUNA chief compliance officer;
  • Carlos Molina, CUNA Mutual risk management consultant; and
  • Leah Dempsey, CUNA senior director of advocacy and counsel.

This week, CUNA launched an ADA advocacy page earlier this week, and CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle provided an update to members.

CUNA has also:

This year’s CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference will feature a breakout session dedicated to these threats, scheduled for Monday, Feb. 26 from 2:45 to 4 p.m. (ET).