As an employer, it’s important to know that federal and regional legislation is in place to promote accessible employment practices for people living with disabilities. This resource helps you understand your obligations under relevant legislation to ensure an inclusive and productive workforce. Organizations that work towards accessibility report better job retention, higher attendance, lower turnover, enhanced job performance and work quality, better safety records, stronger competitive capabilities and greater customer loyalty (Conference Board of Canada).
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This resource was reviewed in April 2020 with expert advice from:
Monique A. M. Gignac, PhD
Scientific Co-Director and Senior Scientist, Institute for Work & Health
Project Director, Accommodating and Communicating about Episodic Disabilities (ACED) Partnership Project
Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto