ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE UPDATE

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Review the Final Proposed Employment Accessibility Standard which the Employment Standards Development Committee Recommended to the Ontario Government

March 3, 2010

SUMMARY

On September 22, 2009, the Employment Standards Development Committee, appointed by the Ontario Government, sent the Ontario Government its final proposal for an Employment Accessibility Standard.

Download that final proposed standard in MS Word format.

Download the letter which the Employment Standards Development Committee sent to the Ontario Government, transmitting the final proposed Employment Accessibility Standard.

Download the Ontario Government’s "Frequently Asked Questions" on the final proposed Employment Accessibility Standard.

Download the Ontario Government’s plain language guide to the final proposed Employment Accessibility Standard.

Download the Ontario Government’s summary of the reasons why some Standards Development Committee members voted "no" regarding certain clauses of the final proposed Employment Accessibility Standard.

Download the Ontario Government’s summary of the differences between the initial proposed Employment Accessibility Standard and the final proposed Employment Accessibility Standard.

See the initial proposed Employment Accessibility Standard that the Employment Standards Development Committee proposed earlier in 2009 at:
http://www.aodaalliance.org/strong-effective-aoda/04292009.asp

See the AODA Alliance’s brief on the initial proposed Employment Accessibility Standard at:
http://www.aodaalliance.org/strong-effective-aoda/05192009.asp

The Ontario Government does not keep these documents permanently posted on its website, as a record of progress under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. As a public service, we at the AODA Alliance are therefore making this information available to the public on a permanent basis.