Duty to Accommodate - Resources and Tools
The following resources and tools may be helpful for those interested in the duty to accommodate:
The Multicultural Calendar provides detailed information on multifaith, multicultural and diversity related holidays and observances. To access the online calendar you will need your Western user name and password. For guidance on accommodation in the workplace and academic environments at Western, please review our Supplementary Guide to the Multicultural Calendar: Religious Accommodation on Campus.
The Transitional Accommodation Program (TAP) utilizes a collaborative, proactive approach to assist employees experiencing occupational and non-occupational illness and injury to remain at work or to return to work in a timely manner. For more information, please contact Rehabilitation Services.
OHRC’s Policy on Creed and the Accommodation of Religious Observances
These policy guidelines set out the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s position with respect to creed and the accommodation of religious observances.
Accommodating Persons with Disabilities
OHRC’s Policy and Guidelines on Disability and the Duty to Accommodate
These policy guidelines set out the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s position with respect to accommodating persons with disabilities.
OHRC’s Guidelines on Accessible Education
These guidelines, produced by the Ontario Human Rights Commission, contain the Commission’s interpretation of provisions of the Ontario Human Rights Code relating to discrimination against students because of disability. This document outlines how individuals, employers, service providers and policy makers should act to ensure compliance with the Code.
Guide to Planning Inclusive Meetings and Conferences
This guide, available through the Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, provides practical tips and advice to ensure the full participation of persons with disabilities in meetings and conferences.
CHRC’s Duty to Accommodate Tools and Resources
The Canadian Human Rights Commission’s website has a number of tools and resources on the duty to accommodate that may be helpful to those interested in exploring this issue further.