Progress on Accessibility Standard in Employment

Following public consultations and a thorough review of all public comments received, the Accessibility Advisory Council (council) submitted Recommendations for an Accessibility Employment Standard for the Minister of Families on April 5, 2017. The Honourable Scott Fielding, Minister of Families has reviewed and considered the recommendations of the council.

The Government of Manitoba is pleased to make its Proposed Accessible Employment Standard Regulation available for public comment as of November 1, 2017. (PDF) (Word)

In acknowledgement of the holiday period in December, the deadline for your feedback is extended beyond the 60-day period required by The Accessibility for Manitobans Act to Friday, January 12, 2018.  Please forward all electronic comments, submissions and briefs to

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Initial Proposal for an Accessibility Standard for Employment (Word)