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Activity Ideas and Kits – Inclusive Workplace

Create an Inclusive Workplace

According to CERIC Canada, “[t]he unemployment rate for people with disabilities is alarmingly high. Although these people offer a great pool of talent, they remain untapped and detached from the mainstream workforce. “A Difference of Ability” [a video series] examines the daily challenges facing people with disabilities and reveals the reasons why job-seekers and employers [...]

Assess Your Organization’s Level of Diversity, Equity and Inclusiveness

The Region of Peel has developed an assessment tool–DEI-Organizational-Self Assessment Tool–that will help you gauge how well your organization is doing around diversity, equity and inclusion.  The tool has eight domains under two sections.  The first section is appropriate for any type of organization (private, public, government) and includes the following domains:  Planning and Policy, [...]

Accessibility Employer

Here are some compelling reasons for hiring someone with a disability: “11% of disabled people have their trade certificate versus 9% of able-bodied people.” “17% of disabled people have college degrees, which is the same as the able bodied population.” “Hiring workers who have a disability does not adversely affect an employer’s WSIB premiums.” “According [...]

Support Employees Who Are Pregnant or New Parents

Have you made your workplace family-friendly?  Choosing to have a child means taking a number of things into consideration.  One of those things is how well does the workplace support workers who are pregnant or returning to work after the baby is born.  Not every workplace is the same and their may be risks to [...]