Employment Resources

Hiring? A Human Rights Guide OHRC
These quidelines illustrate the types of questions that are appropriate on employment application forms and at personal employment interviews. 

Policy and Guidelines on Disability and the Duty to Accommodate OHRC
These Guidelines contain the Commission's policy position on disability, accommodation, and undue hardship, as well as practical guidance on compliance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Policy on Drug and Alcohol Testing  OHRC
It is the Commission's view that such testing is prima facie discriminatory and can only be used in limited circumstances.

Policy on Employment-related Medical Information OHRC
The guidelines contained in this policy are intended to help applicants, employees and employers to understand their rights and responsibilities regarding employment-related medical information.

Workers Safety and Insurance Board
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) oversees Ontario's workplace safety education and training system, provides disability benefits, monitors the quality of health care, and assists in early and safe return to work.

Office of the Employer Advisor
An independent agency of the Ontario Ministry of Labour, the OEA is in business to help employers manage and reduce the cost of injuries in their workplaces. The OEA is the prime source of expert guidance on workplace safety insurance (formerly Workers' Compensation).

The Office of the Worker Adviser (OWA)
This advises and represents non-unionized injured workers and their survivors in their workplace insurance cases. They also provide educational services to non-unionized injured workers and to those in the community who assist them. The OWA provides its services free of charge.