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For Immediate Release
January 16, 2013
Private Sector Signals Strong Support for Labour Force Inclusion of People with Disabilities
Today CACL and People First of Canada are hosting a Federal Policy Forum on Inclusion in the nations capitol - Ottawa
Ontario Human Rights Commission lawyer Sunil Gurmukh told the Human Rights Tribunal to reconsider this case, which was deemed out of its jurisdiction, because of the amount of time that passed since the plaintif received her first paycheque was about 10 years before. Sunil Gurmukh said that "reconsideration is a matter of public importance" in this article published about the case.
As legal action on sheltered workshops proceeds through the courts in the U.S., many in Canada continue to look for solutions to this decades-old approach to supporting people.
Axiom News speaks to CACL Policy and Programs Officer Tyler Hnatuk about the report "Achieving Social and Economic Inclusion: from Segregation to Employment First" You can find the article at communitylivingontario.ca
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