TechInsights welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
This 2014-25 accessibility plan outlines the policies and actions that TechInsights will put in place to improve opportunities for people with disabilities.
TechInsights 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 (“AODA”).
TechInsights is committed to providing the customers and clients with publicly available emergency information in an accessible way upon request. When necessary, employees with disabilities will be provided with individualized emergency response plans and information.
TechInsights will provide training to employees, volunteers and other staff members 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, volunteers and other staff members.
TechInsights will take the following steps to ensure employees are provided with the training needed to meet Ontario’s accessible laws by January 1, 2015:
TechInsights is committed to meeting the communication needs of people with disabilities.
TechInsights will take the following steps to make all new websites and content on those sites conform to WCAG 2.0, Level A by January 1, 2014:
TechInsights will take the following steps to ensure existing feedback processes are accessible to people with disabilities upon request by January 1, 2015:
TechInsights will take the following steps to make sure all publicly available information is made accessible upon request by January 1, 2016:
TechInsights will take the following steps to make all websites and content conform to WCAG 2.0, Level AA by January 1, 2021:
TechInsights is committed to fair and accessible employment practices, and we understand that the Employment Standard will come into place in 2016.
We will ensure the following steps are in place to notify the public and staff that, when requested, TechInsights will accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes and when people are hired:
TechInsights 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:
We will take the following steps to ensure the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities are taken into account if TechInsights is using performance management, career development and redeployment processes:
TechInsights will take all possible steps to prevent and remove other accessibility barriers when identified.
TechInsights will meet the Accessibility Standards for the Design of Public Spaces when building or making major modifications to public spaces.
Public spaces include:
For more information on this accessibility plan, please contact Jennifer Rantz at:
Accessible formats of this document are available free upon request.