Accommodating people with disabilities in the workplace

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For example, providing your employees with disability awareness training or when redesigning your website, taking accessibility into account.

The advantages of looking at inclusive opportunities include: Sometimes, you will need to take account of individual needs and make specific changes.

Yet despite an aging population and a looming labour skills shortage, this significant talent pool is being overlooked.

The evidence gathered from our consultations with Canadian private sector companies and existing research has convinced us that there is a business case for employing people with disabilities.

Instead, the law provides an exception if accommodation would cause "undue hardship" to the employer's business.

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