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CONTACT: Lauren Williams – CUNA Communications; (202) 626-7642; firstname.lastname@example.org
Washington, DC (September 19, 2018) – Acclaim Abutment Civic Affiliation (CUNA) partnered with the Georgia Acclaim Abutment Affiliates (GCUA) to abide its advancing civic aegis of acclaim unions adverse barmy lawsuits.
The organizations filed a brief Tuesday supporting Family First Acclaim Abutment of Hapeville, Ga., which has been sued by a plaintiff alleging website contravention with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
“We are appreciative to assignment with the Georgia Acclaim Abutment League to authenticate there is no continuing to bring this lawsuit,” said CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle. “Meritless action comes at the absolute amount of acclaim abutment associates and does not beforehand the spirit of the ADA. CUNA and the leagues will abide to abutment acclaim unions afflicted by frivolous lawsuits and appeal letters.”
Credit unions about the country are adverse lawsuits due to abashing over how the ADA applies to websites, and CUNA has fabricated award a band-aid a top advancement priority. CUNA and its League ally filed briefs in similar cases in Texas, Illinois, Ohio and Alabama. Several cases accept aback been absolved claiming the plaintiff lacks continuing to sue.
“The Georgia Acclaim Abutment League will do all it can to abutment and abetment Georgia acclaim unions that accept absitively to advance aback adjoin barmy ADA appeal letters,” said Mike Mercer, president/CEO of the Georgia Acclaim Abutment League. “By acclamation these appeal belletrist with litigation, we are gluttonous a favorable cardinal to set antecedent for acclaim unions and move adjoin a framework of bright guidelines that will put an end to threats by bloodthirsty litigators. Forth with added accompaniment leagues and CUNA, we abide to analyze opportunities to advantage all legal, aldermanic and authoritative agency to anticipate the corruption of the Americans with Disabilities Act in this manner.”
The primary arguments begin in the collective Amicus abrupt from CUNA and the Georgia Acclaim Abutment Affiliates are:
The plaintiff lacks continuing to book clothing adjoin the acclaim union; A website is not a abode of accessible accommodation; Applying Title III of the ADA to websites renders the statute impermissibly ambiguous in the absence of any implementing regulations by the Department of Justice The cloister should abolish the complaint pursuant to the Primary Jurisdiction Doctrine.
Credit Abutment Civic Affiliation (CUNA) is the alone civic affiliation that advocates on account of all of America’s acclaim unions, which are endemic by 110 actor customer members. CUNA, forth with its arrangement of affiliated accompaniment acclaim abutment leagues, delivers abiding advocacy, connected professional growth and operational aplomb to assure the best interests of all acclaim unions. For added advice about CUNA, Media