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December 31, 2012, AODA: Accessibility reporting deadline fast approaching

Ontario’s Accessibility Standard for Customer Service came into effect on January 1, 2012 for all businesses and not-for-profits in the province with more than one employee. If you have more than 20 employees, you must file an online report by December 31, 2012 to demonstrate to the government that you have achieved accessibility under the Customer Service Standard.

The government requires you to use the Accessibility Compliance Reporting tool to file your report online. The reporting tool is on ServiceOntario’s ONe-Source for Business website.

A previous First Reference Talks blog post written by Clearpath Employer Services provides an overview of your obligation under the Customer Service Standard and your reporting requirement here.

The AODA accessibility reporting deadline is fast approaching, don’t be the last one to comply!

Yosie Saint-Cyr
First Reference Human Resources and Compliance Managing Editor

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Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B. Managing Editor

Managing Editor at First Reference Inc.
Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B., is a trained lawyer called to the Quebec bar in 1988 and is still a member in good standing. She practiced business, employment and labour law until 1999. For over 18 years, Yosie has been the Managing Editor of the following publications, Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources PolicyPro, HRinfodesk and Accessibility Standards PolicyPro from First Reference. Yosie is one of Canada’s best known and most respected HR authors, with an extensive background in employment and labour across the country. Read more
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