Due to the expansive nature and implementation of the AODA standards, the AODA has embedded deadlines for compliance. The compliance deadline dates vary depending on the size of the organization and the industry sector. The upcoming AODA compliance deadlines are as follows:
The Accessible Canada Act is to be the first federal accessibility law in Canada to further assist those will disabilities. Canada’s goal in implementing this act is to identify, remove and prevent barriers for people with disabilities to enhance full and equal participation of those with disabilities.
In 2017, the provincial legislature and Ontario judges continued to change Ontario’s employment laws. These changes resulted in higher payroll costs and a more regulated workplace. This blog briefly identifies 10 employment law developments from the past year.