AODA Customer Service Standard Changed July 1


Time Published on July 22, 2016

Welcome back from your early summer vacation - Changes to the Customer Service Standard under the AODA came into effect on July 1. Employers must revisit their Customer Service Standard policies and procedures to ensure they are compliant with these changes.

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Yes, the AODA Applies to Construction Employers


Time Published on March 30, 2016

A common misconception among construction employers is that the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (“AODA”) only consists of the Customer Service Standard and does not apply to construction employers. 

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Proposed Changes to the AODA Customer Service Standard


Time Published on March 30, 2015

Last year, proposed changes to the Customer Service Standard under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (“AODA”), were made available for public comment. A finalized version of these proposed changes has now been released. The purpose of many of the changes is to streamline the Customer Service Standard with the Integrated Accessibility Standard (which includes the Information and Communication Standard, the Employment Standard, the Transportation Standard and the Design of Public Spaces Standard).

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Tribunal fines Employers for Contraventions of the AODA


Time Published on September 30, 2014

This summer, the License Appeal Tribunal, which has jurisdiction over the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (the “AODA”), released its first decisions pertaining to AODA compliance. Employers should be aware of their AODA obligations and upcoming deadlines to avoid noncompliance penalties.

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What is the next step in AODA compliance?


Time Published on May 26, 2014

The AODA Employment Standard deadlines are not as far away as they may seem.

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AODA Compliance Deadlines for January 2014 are Quickly Approaching


Time Published on December 05, 2013

Most employers are aware of their obligations under the Customer Service Standard of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (“AODA”). However, many employers are not aware of the upcoming requirements under the AODA Integrated Accessibility Standard.

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Register Now for our 27th Annual Employers' Conference, Labour & Employment Law Update 2013


Time Published on August 20, 2013

Registration Now Open!

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Upcoming AODA Obligations – Are you ready?


Time Published on July 30, 2013

The next phase of compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 is fast approaching. Many of the substantive obligations are being phased in over the next several years. It is important to pay attention to these rolling deadlines so that you do not find yourself non-compliant and playing catch-up.

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AODA compliance: Benefits of Being Ahead of the Game


Time Published on April 10, 2013

Meet your past and upcoming AODA compliance deadlines.

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So Your AODA Customer Service Standard Report is Past Due?


Time Published on March 15, 2013

Many organizations received a notice in early December reminding them to file their Accessibility Report, required under the AODA, Customer Service Standard.  Fail to report and you may face fines and compliance orders. Report failure and you may face fines and compliance orders.

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Registration now Open for our 26th Annual Employers' Conference


Time Published on September 05, 2012

Don't Miss our 26th Annual Employers' Conference, Labour & Employment Law Update 2012. 

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Compliance deadline for the Customer Service Standards under AODA just a few short weeks away


Time Published on December 20, 2011

January 1, 2012 is the deadline for compliance with the Customer Service Standard under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (“AODA”).

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Get ready for the new AODA Employment Standard Regulation


Time Published on July 22, 2011

The new Integrated Accessibility Standards regulation (the “Integrated Regulation”) was enacted on July 1, 2011.  This is the second regulation under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (the “Act”).  It includes the Employment Standard, the Information and Communication Standard and the Transportation Standard.

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Integrated Accessibility Standard under the AODA effective on July 1, 2011


Time Published on July 04, 2011

The Integrated Accessibility Standard is the second regulation to be enacted under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. The first standard, the Customer Service Standard, has applied to public sector organizations since January 1, 2010 and will apply to private sector organizations with one or more employees on January 1, 2012.

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