Por un lado está la denuncia de Michael Leiterman contra Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection por desplegar software y tecnología inaccesible que le impide realizar su trabajo y que ha impedido su promoción en la escala laboral.
The lawsuit alleges that there are nondiscriminatory alternatives to Marriott’s current software system, including replacing Siebel CRM with alternative, JAWS-accessible SFA software, updating and upgrading the existing Seibel CRM software to make it JAWS-accessible system-wide, and adding individualized modifications or scripts to the existing Seibel CRM software to make it JAWS-accessible to particular individuals.
“Marriott contends that it would cost more than $1,000,000 to fix the problems,” said Timothy Elder, a principle of TRE Legal and an attorney for Mr. Faraj. “That is just not the case. One solution would cost less than $50,000 and would open up competitive employment opportunities for many blind and disabled Marriott workers.