Employment Standards for Persons with Disabilities
|Category||HR & Employment|
|Name||Employment Standards for Persons with Disabilities|
|Authorized by & date||Executive Director, December 16, 2015|
|Revisions & date|
Context & Rationale
The Press is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility for persons with disabilities. This policy describes how the Press 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.
The Press permits persons with disabilities to use their personal assistive devices while on its premises.
Service animals and support persons
The Press welcomes onto its premises service animals and support persons upon whom persons with disabilities rely. The Press will advise the parties as soon as possible about any costs they will incur associated with having the support person.
Notice of temporary disruption
The Press 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.