The new Integrated Accessibility Standards regulation (the “Integrated Regulation”) was enacted on July 1, 2011. This is the second regulation under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (the “Act”). It includes the Employment Standard, the Information and Communication Standard and the Transportation Standard.
Employers must comply with the emergency plan provisions by January 1, 2012. All other obligations will phase in over time. To learn more about this comprehensive and onerous new regulation, and how to comply, read our latest Update.