Written by Bianca Baldo Part 3 – Best practices and recommendations for working with employees and leaders with disabilities. Starting your journey towards the inclusion of persons with disabilities requires leadership, reflection, investment, and humility. Many employers still struggle with how to offer meaningful support to employees and leaders with disabilities. An important first step … Read more

Written by Bianca Baldo Part 2 – Landscape and consequences, exploring Ableism in employment. Using an intersectional perspective to explore diversity in disability The UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities defines a person with a disability as having “long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments which in interaction with various barriers may hinder full … Read more

Written by Bianca Baldo Often overlooked, undervalued, and stereotyped, people with disabilities have important contributions to make in the workplace, offering diversity in perspectives and unique problem-solving abilities. In this three-part series, we seek to engage in conversations that reflect current employment trends and practices that exclude employees and leaders with disabilities from fully benefiting … Read more

Written by Bianca Baldo With International Women’s Day happening today and its focus on celebrating women’s achievements and increasing visibility while calling out inequality, I started thinking about the impacts of COVID-19 on the many advancements that women in Canada have achieved in employment. Women carry out many roles and responsibilities, both in the formal and informal labour market. Women contribute to the economy … Read more