ALBERTSONS DIGITAL ACCESSIBILITY AGREEMENT
Posted on July 13, 2019
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This post is an agreement about making Albertsons shopping websites more usable for everyone, including disabled people. It will also make the company’s shopping mobile applications easier for everyone to access. Albertsons Cos. is a national grocery company. It operates popular grocery banners like Albertsons, Safeway and Vons. The company worked with blind shoppers on this project. There was no lawsuit. Instead, the company and its customers used a method called Structured Negotiation. It allows people to work together to solve legal problems.
Congratulations to Albertsons Companies! Posted here is the digital accessibility settlement agreement the company reached with several blind shoppers from around the United States. The agreement is designed to ensure that the all the company’s online grocery shopping websites and mobile applications are available to people with and without disabilities.
Albertsons Cos. participated in Structured Negotiation — no lawsuit was needed or filed. The Law Office of Lainey Feingold and Linda Dardarian of the Oakland civil rights firm Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho represented the blind shoppers.
- Read Albertsons accessibility press release announcing its new initiative
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