Mattamy Homes Limited (the “Company” or “Mattamy Homes”) is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and equal opportunity. We are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005(“AODA”), specifically Ontario Regulation 191/11, the Integrated Accessibility Standards (“IASR”).
This Multi-Year Accessibility Plan outlines the policies and actions that the Company will put in place to remove and prevent barriers for people with disabilities.
Mattamy Homes is committed to providing the public with publicly available emergency information in an accessible way upon request.
Effective January 1, 2012 and beyond, public safety information that is prepared by Mattamy Homes and that is publicly available will be made available in an accessible format or with appropriate communication supports, as soon as practicable, upon request.
Mattamy Homes will provide employees with disabilities with individualized workplace emergency response plan and information when necessary. Individualized workplace emergency response plans will be provided as follows:
When an individualized workplace emergency response plan is in place, Mattamy Homes will:
Mattamy Homes will provide training to employees, volunteers and third party contractors on Ontario’s accessibility laws and on the Human Rights Code as it relates to people with disabilities. Training will be provided in a way that best suits the duties of employees, volunteers and other staff members.
In accordance with the IASR, Mattamy Homes has taken the following steps to ensure employees are provided with the training needed to meet Ontario’s accessible laws by January 1, 2015 and will continue to take these steps:
Mattamy Homes is committed to meeting the communication needs of people with disabilities. We will consult with people with disabilities to determine their information and communication needs.
Mattamy Homes considers accessibility for persons with disabilities when obtaining self- service interactive electronic terminals for public use in Ontario that allow users to access services or products by advising affected employees to consider with the supplier such accessibility, as appropriate.
Status: Addressed when applicable
Mattamy Homes has taken steps to make all new websites and new content on those sites conform with WCAG 2.0, Level A, for websites posted between January 1, 2014 and January 1, 2021.
Mattamy Homes will take steps to ensure compliance is incorporated into the Company’s website project management and that all websites and content conform with the WCAG 2.0 Level AA by January 1, 2021.
Mattamy Homes has taken the following steps to ensure existing feedback processes are accessible to people with disabilities upon request by January 1, 2015:
Mattamy Homes has taken the following steps to make sure all publicly available information is made accessible upon request by January 1, 2016:
Mattamy Homes is committed to fair and accessible employment practices that attract and retain employees with disabilities. This includes providing accessibility through all stages, practices and policies of the employment cycle by January 1, 2016.
We will take the following steps to notify the public and employees that, when requested, Mattamy Homes will accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes and when people are hired:
Mattamy Homes will take the following steps to develop and put in place a process for developing Individual Accommodation Plans (“IAPs”) and return-to-work plans policies for employees that have been absent due to a disability by January 1, 2016:
Develop an IAP and process that includes the following: The employee’s participation in the development of the IAP;
Mattamy Homes will take the following steps to ensure the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities needs are taken into account if or when using performance management systems and processes, career development and redeployment processes by January 1, 2016:
Review internal policies and procedures to ensure they are in compliance with the IASR;
Mattamy Homes will take steps to prevent and remove other accessibility barriers identified by customers, volunteers, third parties and employees as required and when requested.
Mattamy Homes shall incorporate accessibility into public spaces on its premises that are newly constructed or redeveloped on and after January 1, 2017 as follows:
Mattamy Homes will put the following procedures in place to prevent service disruptions to its accessible parts of its public spaces.
In the event of a service disruption, we will notify the public of the service disruption and alternatives available.
For more information on this accessibility plan, please contact David George, Senior Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs for Mattamy Homes Group at:
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