A recent Globe and Mail article highlighted the confusion that many small to medium sized businesses are facing as they start to try and comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As of January 1, 2012 all provincially legislated businesses that provide goods or services either directly to the public or to other organizations in Ontario, and have more than one employee are required to comply.
What are the common misunderstandings?
This checklist from the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services is helpful to make sure you’ve done everything:
1. Create and put in to place an accessibility plan that:
3. Put your plan in writing
Clear Path offers an AODA Do-It-Yourself package that will teach you how to get compliant and provide you with helpful resources.
If you have any questions regarding compliance in your workplace, please email Anna Aceto-Guerin at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how Clear Path can help you!
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