The European Accessibility Act has extended the framework for equal access for people with disabilities. The legal document adopted in April defines the requirements for equal access to digital goods and services (computers, smartphones, ATM terminals, e-books, websites, mobile applications, ticket machines).
The complainant has been wearing stoma devices for years. He had to leave the pool in the spa, because a guest complained about wearing a stoma device. The Authority found that the bath operator had violated the requirement of equal treatment by refusing to provide the service.
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The Equal Treatment Authority shared the experiences of the official procedures against educational institutions in the procedure with the staff of the training centers and the pedagogical services. By initiating a joint discussion, the Authority supports future work and good law enforcement. ETA plans to continue the dialogue with representatives of other professional groups, among those who are obliged to maintain equal treatment.
The delegated member of of the Equal Treatment Authority to Equinet Equality Law Working Group took part in a meeting in Brussels on 24 April 2019.