Ontario’s Accessible Employment Standard requires you to make your employment practices accessible to meet the needs of employees and job applicants with disabilities. Learn how to meet the standard.
Learn about the business case for hiring people with disabilities and the requirements of the Employment Standard under the AODA. Having an inclusive workplace and an accessible organization makes good business sense.
You will learn:
- How the Abilities Connect Fund can help you and employees needing accessible workplaces.
- Ways to value ability employment, including the hiring and training of persons with a disability.
- How to create ability workplace solutions, including assistive devices, training, and assessments.
This session is hosted by the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce.
A day-long program of workshops, information tables and performances exploring local and global issues of social justice.
Workshops are organized by community groups, activists and graduate students. Topics include:
- Workers’ Rights
- What the Fish?: An In-Depth Look Into Our Global Fish Crisis
- Activist-ing in Niagara
- Wages and Work – Niagara Poverty Reduction Network
- Humane Jobs: Linking Human & Animal Well-Being in Niagara
- Activism Through Silence
- Palestine/Israel: From Zionism to BDS: Challenging the Rhetoric; Dispelling the Myths
- Let’s Make Multinationals Work for Everybody
- Gender Sexuality and Disability Forum
- Cultural Sensitivity and Inclusion
- Applying Social Justice on Campus: A Panel Discussion
Free childcare is provided and lunch served at the Marilyn Walker School, downtown St. Catharines. Registration required.
This event is hosted by the MA in Social Justice and Equity Studies at Brock University.