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Omni Hotels & Resorts Offers Five Star Accessibility for Guests with Disabilities

TORONTO, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire

eSSENTIAL Accessibility and Omni Hotels & Resorts have partnered to launch the eSSENTIAL Accessibility app, an exciting accessibility initiative for guests with disabilities. The eSSENTIAL Accessibility app provides keyboard and mouse replacement tools that help individuals with physical, reading and age-related disabilities navigate the web. Through the app’s motion technology and voice activated controls, guests can make reservations, research destinations and take advantage of offers.


Accessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act, 2005, Part I: Is Your Business Subject to the Laws Customer Service Standards? The Answer May Surprise You.

7/20/2016
by Michael Comartin
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

This is the first installment in a three-part series of articles focused on employers’ duties under Ontario’s Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Part one addresses the scope and applicability of the law to various businesses.


EHRC Announces Its Newest Project to Support Those With Disabilities in the Workplace

OTTAWA, July 14, 2016
CNW

Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) launched its newest project entitled EnAbling Change: From Disability to Inclusion, an EnAbling Change Project with the Government of Ontario that will see the organization focus on improving equity of access for people with disabilities who work or wish to work in the Canadian electricity industry.


AODA Alliance Writes New Ontario Accessibility Minister Tracy MacCharles to List Priority Actions to Get Ontario Back on Schedule to Reach Full Accessibility by 2025, the Deadline that Ontario’s Accessibility Law Imposes

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities https://www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance

July 12, 2016

SUMMARY

On July 10, 2016, the AODA Alliance wrote Ontario’s new Accessibility Minister, Tracy MacCharles. Tracy MacCharles is the fifth minister in the past five years to be assigned lead responsibility for the Government’s implementation and enforcement of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.


AODA Alliance Writes New Ontario Accessibility Minister Tracy MacCharles to List Priority Actions to Get Ontario Back on Schedule to Reach Full Accessibility by 2025, the Deadline that Ontario’s Accessibility Law Imposes

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities https://www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance

July 12, 2016

SUMMARY

On July 10, 2016, the AODA Alliance wrote Ontario’s new Accessibility Minister, Tracy MacCharles. Tracy MacCharles is the fifth minister in the past five years to be assigned lead responsibility for the Government’s implementation and enforcement of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.


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