The Employer Award recognizes an employer who demonstrates best practices (“what works”) in promoting accessibility and inclusion in the workplace.
To be consider for this award eligible nominees include:
-Ottawa-based employers. If self-nominating, include third party validations (supporting documents) of practices and policies promoting accessibility and inclusion
The Celebration of People Selection Committee will consider the following factors in the evaluation of nominees:
-Demonstrated best practices and Human Resources (HR) policies and processes in one or more of the areas of: recruiting, interviewing, hiring and accommodating people with disabilities
-Validations from employees, customers or other third parties and/or provision of relevant examples from HR plans and policies
-Initiatives which demonstrate accommodation based on the needs of employees with disabilities
-Efforts to support success of employees with disabilities
-The degree to which the employer promotes the benefits of inclusion to their employees and/or to others in the community
-The Selection Committee may select two recipients in this category to recognize an individual and an organization
Employer Award Nomination Form RTF
(includes Nomination Guide)
Please mail or email your nomination and/or supporting documentation (pictures, letters, articles etc.) to the address below.
Celebration of People Nomination Committee
(c/o Citizen Advocacy)
312 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa, ON