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New initiative 'skills up' employers to hire, promote, support workers with disabilities

Social innovation lab at McMaster and IWH focuses on innovations that build up employers’ capacity to employ persons with disabilities
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New federal initiative aiming to increase employment rate of persons with disabilities

A new, six-year initiative is focusing on building the capacity of employers and workplaces to recruit, hire, onboard, accommodate, train, mentor and promote persons with disabilities.

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Inclusive Design for Employment Access (IDEA): An initiative set to break down barriers, creating a more inclusive labour market

For two years, the world’s economy has been hit with blow after blow. Coronavirus shutdowns along with forest fires and mass floods have produced major backlogs in supply chains worldwide. While consumer demand is increasing, industries continue to find it hard to keep up.
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New federal initiative aiming to increase employment rate of persons with disabilities

A new, six-year initiative is focusing on building the capacity of employers and workplaces to recruit, hire, onboard, accommodate, train, mentor and promote persons with disabilities.
Woman working on a cell phone

New initiative 'skills up' employers to hire, promote, support workers with disabilities

Social innovation lab at McMaster and IWH focuses on innovations that build up employers’ capacity to employ persons with disabilities
New social innovation lab launched to build employer disability confidence

New social innovation lab launched to build employer disability confidence

IDEA will increase the employment rate of persons with disabilities in Canada by focusing on innovations that increase employer capacity to recruit, hire, onboard, retain, mentor and promote persons with disabilities across the full range of employment opportunities.