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September is Disability Employment Month in BC


The B.C. government recently released a 10-year action plan (Accessibility 2024) to make B.C. the most progressive place for people with disabilities in Canada by 2024. One of the first actions is to make September Disability Employment Month

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CACL Employment Survey 2013

The Canadian Association for Community Living is conducting a short survey on the employment of youth and other adults with intellectual disabilities. The aim of the survey is to find out how people with intellectual disabilities are doing in getting paid employment in regular jobs in the community. Survey

Private Sector Signals Strong Support for Labour Force Inclusion of People with Disabilities

 

Labour Force Inclusion

For Immediate Release
January 16, 2013
Toronto

Private Sector Signals Strong Support for Labour Force Inclusion of People with Disabilities

Federal Policy Forum on Inclusion

 

Today CACL and People First of Canada are hosting a Federal Policy Forum on Inclusion in the nations capitol - Ottawa

Ready, Willing, and Able

 

In case you missed it through out all of our activity yesterday CACL and People First of Canada launched a booklet with stories about employment from every province and territory:  “Ready, Willing and Able,” which you can download here in both official languages.

Discussions with MPs

 

This morning over a breakfast with MPs on Parliment Hill CACL, members of the ACL Federation and People First of Canada mingled with MPs, Ministers and other Parlimentary Officials sharing our message about building an inclusive labor market.

CACL report helps to build case for systemic discrimination

 

Ontario Human Rights Commission lawyer Sunil Gurmukh told the Human Rights Tribunal to reconsider this case, which was deemed out of its jurisdiction, because of the amount of time that passed since the plaintif received her first paycheque was about 10 years before. Sunil Gurmukh said that "reconsideration is a matter of public importance" in this article published about the case.

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