Accessibility Plans and Policies for Giant Tiger
This 2014-21 accessibility plan outlines the policies and actions that Giant Tiger will put into place to improve opportunities for people with disabilities.
Statement of Commitment:
Accessible Emergency Information:
Giant Tiger will provide training to all employees 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 all employees. Giant Tiger requests that all volunteers be trained by their sponsoring organizations before volunteering at Giant Tiger.
Giant Tiger has implemented the following steps to ensure employees are provided with the training needed to meet Ontario’s accessible laws by January 1, 2015.
Giant Tiger has taken the following steps to ensure consideration is given to the needs of people with disabilities when designing, procuring or acquiring self-service kiosks as of January 1, 2014.
Information and communications
Giant Tiger 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. We have taken the following steps to make all new websites and content on those sites conform to WCAG 2.0, Level A as of January 1, 2014.
Giant Tiger has taken the following steps to ensure existing feedback processes are accessible to people with disabilities upon request by January 1, 2015.
Giant Tiger has taken the following steps to make sure all publicly available information is made accessible upon request by January 1, 2016.
Giant Tiger will take the following steps to make all websites and content conform to WCAG 2.0 Level AA by January 1, 2021.
Giant Tiger is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. To meet the January 1 2016 requirement Giant Tiger will take the following steps to notify the public and staff that when requested, we will accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes and when people are hired. To that end, we will:
Giant Tiger currently has a process for developing individual accommodation plans and return-to-work policies for employees that have been absent due to a disability. We will take the following steps to ensure the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities are taken into account when using performance management, career development and redeployment processes.
Giant Tiger will take the following steps to prevent and remove other accessibility barriers identified.
Design of Public Spaces
Giant Tiger will meet the Accessibility Standards for the Design of Public Spaces when building or making major modifications to public spaces by January 1 2017.
Public spaces include:
Accessible off street parking:
Service-related elements like service counters, fixed queuing lines and waiting areas:
Giant Tiger has the following procedures in place to prevent service disruptions to its accessible parts of its public spaces.
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