// Policies and Terms
Accessibility Standards Plan
Improving Opportunities for People with Disabilities.
Multimatic 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 also 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 the requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
Accessible Emergency Information:
Multimatic is committed to providing customers and clients with emergency information that is available to the public in an accessible way upon request. We will also provide employees with disabilities with individualized emergency response information where applicable and with the employee’s consent.
Multimatic will provide training to 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 the duties of employees.
We will take the following steps to ensure employees are provided with training:
Information and Communication:
Multimatic is committed to meeting the communication needs of people with disabilities. Where applicable, we will consult with employees with disabilities to determine their information and communication needs.
We will take the following steps to ensure we meet information and communication needs:
Multimatic is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.
We will continue to follow our internal Fair Hiring Practices procedure, our Non-Discrimination and Workplace Harassment policy, our Job Opportunities (job posting) procedure and our Modified Work (return-to-work) policy. To the extent that they do not already do so, by January 1, 2016, the Human Resources Department will ensure that these policies and procedures incorporate the requirements of the Employment Standards outlined in the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation. We will ensure that employees are knowledgeable of these policies and procedures, including where to access them. These policies and procedures will be made available in a manner that considers an employee’s disability, upon request.
We will consider accessibility barriers when designing, planning or modifying future and current facilities. We will adhere to the minimum Accessibility Standards for the development or re-development of public spaces.
This plan/policy will be reviewed at least every five (5) years.
For more information on this Integrated Accessibility Standards Plan/Policy, please contact the Human Resources Department at: Multimatic Inc., 8688 Woodbine Avenue, Suite 200, Markham, Ontario, Canada L3R 8B9, or by telephone at (905) 470-9149.