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Accommodating Disabled Workers in Ontario


Lawyer Joe Conforti
Area Employment and Labour


Article orginally published in Executive Employment, January 2003 (Reprinted with Permission)

Excerpt from "Accommodating Disabled Workers in Ontario":

People with disabilities have the right to equal treatment without discrimination.  This protection is guaranteed by human rights legislation in all Canadian jurisdictions and includes equal access to employment and the right to freedom from harassment in the workplace.  Under existing laws, employers and others have a duty to consider the particular needs of the disabled.

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