Ontario employers given failing grade on AODA

Failure to comply with accessibility laws could leave employers with whopping fines as province steps up enforcement
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/24/2014

By Liz Bernier

Early last year, Doug Mac-Leod received a rather distressed phone call from a client.

The client — one of the larger employers MacLeod’s law firm represents — had just received notice from the Ontario government that it was not in compliance with the Customer Service Standard under AODA, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.