Accessible Canada Act Defence & Compliance Lawyers
The Accessible Canada Act sets out certain legal obligations employers must follow to accommodation claims, the key is to be proactive, not reactive when it comes to accessibility cases.
Understand Your Obligations Under the Canada Accessibility Act
As an employer, it’s important to understand how the Assessible Canada Act impacts your hiring process and the operation of your business. Here are the business owner basics.
- Employers are prohibited from discriminating against people with disabilities in hiring, paying, promoting, or training
- You must make reasonable work accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities
If you have a general question about compliance, are facing an employee claim, or have been sued, join LegalShield today and you can be on the phone with a provider lawyer in as little as 4 hours after initial contact.
Make Sure You’re Following ADA Standard
Creating compliant hiring processes, employee policy documentation, and making Accessible Canada Act compliant job accommodations can seem overwhelming, and you may have questions.
- Is my business covered by the employment provisions of the Act?
- What qualifies as a disability?
- What constitutes reasonable accommodation in my line of work?
- What is protected under the Accessible Canada Act?
Small business plans from LegalShield allow you to seek advice from a provider lawyer, have them review employment documents, discuss your hiring processes and have them write a letter on behalf of your business to help you stay on the right side of the law.
Dealing With Accessible Canada Act Violations or Lawsuits
Failing to comply with the directives of the Accessible Canada Act puts your business at risk for potential legal claims. If a job applicant or employee files an Accessible Canada Act lawsuit or complaint, having access to a provider lawyer is critical to understanding the deadlines and preparing a response. LegalShield provides access for your business to a provider law firm. If you are a LegalShield member and become involved in an accessibility case, you can contact your provider law firm for consultation, advice, document review, and more.
All small business plans from LegalShield include benefits of Accessible Canada Act defence lawyer consultation, document review, lawyer-drafted letters, and phone calls on behalf of your business to help resolve legal issues. LegalShield's Small Business Legal Plus and Small Business Legal Pro plans include an optional trial defence add-on for only $14.95/month that includes a designated number of pre-trial and trial hours.
How a LegalShield Small Business Plan Works for Employment Law
Your business pays a small monthly fee starting at $49 per month and gets legal advice, document review and lawyer representation services you can use to deal with any hiring or firing situations.
Plans Start at Only $49 Per Month
Key Features of Our Small Business Legal Plans
LegalShield’s business plans can help you in the following areas.
Legal consultation from a provider lawyer on business legal matters, with legal research for each issue, if needed.
Receive help with business legal matters more efficiently with professional communications issued on your behalf.
Put business-related legal documents through legal review.
A collection letter from a provider lawyer could help you recoup payments more efficiently.