CUs, NAFCU reiterate need for ADA guidance, website standards to SBA, DOJ

NAFCU-member credit union representatives and staff joined a roundtable Monday at the Small Business Administration (SBA) with the Justice Department (DOJ) at which the association again called for the department to offer guidance and standards for website accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Tim Adams, president and CEO of SPCO Credit Union (Houston, Texas) and NAFCU Regulatory Affairs Counsel Kaley Schafer attended the roundtable.

In conjunction with in-person attendees, there were more than 100 individuals on the phone from 23 different states, including NAFCU-member credit union President and CEO Lynette Smith of Washington Gas Light Federal Credit Union (Springfield, Va.). Representatives from banks, other credit unions, movie theaters and hotel owners also joined the roundtable.


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