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Accessibility Policy

Purpose

 
Workforce Planning Hamilton is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility for persons with disabilities.
 
Scope
 
This policy describes how Workforce Planning Hamilton works with its employees as well as how it provides its programs goods and services in a manner that respects the dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity of persons with disabilities.
 
Policy Statements

Assistive Devices
 
Workforce Planning Hamilton permits persons with disabilities to use their personal assistive devices while on Workforce Planning Hamilton's premises.
 
Communication
 
Workforce Planning Hamilton is committed to communicating with persons with disabilities in ways that take into account their disability.
 
Service Animals and Support Persons
 
Workforce Planning Hamilton welcome onto its premises service animals and support persons upon whom persons with disabilities rely. Workforce Planning Hamilton will advise the parties as soon as possible about any costs they will incur associated with having the support person.
 
Notice of Temporary Disruption
 
Workforce Planning Hamilton will notify persons with disabilities promptly in the event of a planned or unexpected disruption to services or facilities. This notice will be provided in accessible formats and posted in public areas.
 
Training of Employees
 
Workforce Planning Hamilton will provide training to all of its employees and volunteers regarding the provisions and way to ensure accessible programs, goods, services and workplace.
Training will occur on an ongoing basis and whenever changes are made to relevant policies, practices and procedures.
 
Procedure
 
To request accommodation or assistance for any program, good or service, contact Workforce Planning Hamilton by phone or email.
 
Feedback Process
 
 Workforce Planning Hamilton encourages feedback regarding how it provides programs, goods and services to persons with disabilities. This can be provided via the following methods:
 
E-mail: info@workforceplanninghamilton.ca
Mail:   Workforce Planning Hamilton
117-77 James Street North
Hamilton, ON L8R 2K3
Phone: 905-521-5777
Fax: 905-521-9309
 
Modifications to this or other policies
 
Workforce Planning Hamilton is committed to ensuring that its policies, practices and procedures are consistent with and promote the core principles of dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity. Any Workforce Planning Hamilton policy that does not respect and promote the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities will be modified or removed.
 
(Thanks to the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie for permission to adapt their policy for use by Workforce Planning Hamilton)