Accommodating employees with disabilities

05-Feb-2019 00:21

Employees (employés) -- includes full-time, part-time, casual, seasonal, term and indeterminate employees.

Employment and employment-related opportunities (chances d'emploi et les possibilités liées à l'emploi) -- includes appointments, promotions, deployments, secondments, assignments, training and career development opportunities.

Access to Information Act Canada Labour Code, Part II Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Canadian Human Rights Act Employment Equity Act and Regulations Financial Administration Act Official Languages Act Privacy Act Public Service Employment Act and Regulations Public Service Staff Relations Act Communications Policy Disability Insurance Plan for Public Service Employees Personnel Psychology Centre Guidelines for Assessment of Persons with Disabilities Policy on Alternate Formats Policy on Language Training Policy on the Disposal of Surplus Moveable Crown Assets Policy on the Staffing of Bilingual Positions Public Service Commission's Standards for Selection and Assessment Public Service Management Insurance Plan (Long-Term Disability) Real Property Accessibility Policy Enquiries should be directed to human resource or employment equity personnel in your department or agency.

They may review questions of policy interpretation or clarification with the Employment Equity Division of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat or with the Public Service Commission.

Examples of types of disabilities that may require accommodation are listed in the attached Guidelines.

Staffing and selection processes (processus de dotation et de sélection) -- include open, closed or without competition staffing actions that result in a permanent or temporary appointment or deployment.

Work-related events (activités liées au travail) -- includes meetings, training programs, conferences, retreats, seminars, social events and information sessions, whether conducted inside or outside the workplace.

Adaptive technology (technologie d'adaptation) -- consists of work-related devices or equipment that allow employees with disabilities to participate as fully as possible in the workplace and include items such as magnification software and hardware, voice recognition software and augmentative communication devices.

Attendant services (services auxiliaires) -- refers to the provision of services to persons with disabilities who require assistance with the duties of their position, as well as assistance with activities of everyday living during the employees' hours of work.