Public and private sector employers are subject to a host of complex new regulations pursuant to Ontario's Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 ("AODA"). In addition to policy, training and compliance obligations, most employers must file reports with the government. Fail to report and you may face fines and compliance orders. Report failure and you may face fines and compliance orders. Even employers too small to be obliged to file reports must ensure compliance with applicable regulations or risk complaints, fines and compliance orders.
Our firm has developed a turn-key suite of services to help organizations quickly and effectively meet their compliance obligations.
- We can advise on the AODA compliance deadlines specific to your organization and what must be done in order to achieve compliance;
- We can help you to develop policies that address your particular organization;
- We can provide in-house or remote webinar training to your management team, to help you understand the new legislation, what is required of your organization and management's role in the development and implementation of new policies, practices and procedures now required by law.
- We can provide in-house or remote, webinar training to your employees and obligated third parties. Through that training we can help you comply with that obligation and roll out your new policy, practices and procedures.
Learn more about our AODA practice.