Category Accessibility in Ontario
The Stakes are rising for compliance with Recruitment & Hiring of People with Disabilities. Breakfast Seminar Jan 27
A new AODA Seminar by OPC/Steelcase January 27th. The Stakes are rising for compliance with Recruitment & Hiring of People with Disabilities. Jan 4, 2016 2016 brings more complex mandatory AODA requirements for ALL employers in Ontario. The requirements – the IASR or Integrated Accessible Standards – will require communication and collaboration with HR, IT, Software […]
Beware “ergonomic” firms who oversell “ergonomic” furniture including Sit to Stand Workstations says OPC Inc.
1. OPC Inc conducted a QUALITATIVE ERGONOMIC CLIENT Study following our Client’s move to their new building located in Toronto ON. For the purposes of this qualitative study we reviewed the First Floor & Sub Floor where there were a total of 29 workstations sold to and installed by a well known “ergonomic” firm who […]
65% of employers in Ontario as of this week are NOT compliant with the basic Customer Service Standards of the AODA. Does this send a very strong message to PwD that 65% of employers and/or businesses do not care about hiring or keeping disabled employees or care about their disabled and aging clients/customers? That is […]
Source: blog.firstreference.com 65% of companies in Ontario are NOT compliant with the basic CSS Phase 1 of the AODA Act. This means PwD + aging populations in Canada cannot access the workplace fully, cannot access retail and restaurants or vacation spots in which to spend their money. The marketplace worldwide for PwD is the same […]