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Integrated accessibility standards regulation - multi year plan

This 2014-21 accessibility plan outlines the policies and actions that will put in place to improve opportunities for people with disabilities.

Statement of Commitment

Rhodes & Williams Limited is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and equal opportunity. We are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Accessible Emergency Information

Rhodes & Williams will provide employees with disabilities with individualized emergency response information when necessary.

Training

Rhodes & Williams Limited will provide training to all employees on Ontario’s accessibility laws and on the Human Rights Code as it relates to people with disabilities. Training will be provided in a way that best suits their duties. Rhodes & Williams Limited will train all employees by means of an email with required details and then subsequent training with new employees as well as if our Plans and policies change. This will be done by January 2, 2015.

Information and communications

Rhodes & Williams Limited is committed to meeting the communication needs of people with disabilities. We will consult with people with disabilities, where necessary, to determine their information and communication needs. Rhodes & Williams Limited will be sure that all websites and content conform with WCAG 2.0, Level AA by January 1, 2021.

Employment

Rhodes & Williams Limited is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.

We will notify the public and staff via the job postings that, when requested, Rhodes & Williams Limited will accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes and when people are hired.

Rhodes & Williams Limited will take the following steps to develop and put in place a process for developing individual accommodation plans and return-to-work policies for employees that have been absent due to a disability.

-Confirmation of what accomodations, if any, are needed in order for them to do their job properly.

For More Information

For more information on this accessibility plan, please contact:

Kristy McDougall, C.A.I.B.
Human Resource Manager
Rhodes & Williams Ltd.
1050 Morrison Dr., Ottawa, ON K2H 8K7
Phone: (613) 226-6630 ext 236 Fax: (613) 723-6445
www.rhodeswilliams.com
kristym@rhodeswilliams.com

Accessible formats of this document are available free upon request from the individual above.

December 4, 2014


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