Web Accessibility Statement
Last updated: 09-05-19
We are committed to making the EmploymentCONNECT website available to all users, including those with disabilities. As part of this commitment, we are continually improving our website to ensure we provide equal access to all of our users.
EmploymentCONNECT has invested a significant amount of resources to help ensure that our website is made easier to use and more accessible to people with special needs, including those with visual, hearing, cognitive and motor impairments. We are updating our site regularly to make it as accessible as possible.
EmploymentCONNECT makes available the UserWay Website Accessibility Widget that is powered by a dedicated accessibility server. The software allows EmploymentCONNECT to improve its compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0).
Our team also uses tools such as, WAVE by WebAIM, Web Accessibility by Monsido, and other color contrast analyzers to ensure the best experience possible for all visitors.
The site is being designed to meet Level AA Success Criteria of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 to the greatest extent feasible.
Enabling the Accessibility Menu on EmploymentCONNECT
The accessibility menu can be enabled by clicking the accessibility menu icon that appears at the right hand side of each page. After triggering the accessibility menu, please wait a moment for the accessibility menu to load in its entirety.
EmploymentCONNECT continues its efforts to constantly improve the accessibility of its site and services in the belief that it is our collective moral obligation to allow seamless, accessible and unhindered use also for those of us with disabilities.
Despite our efforts to make all pages and content fully accessible, some content may not have yet been fully adapted to the strictest accessibility standards. This may be a result of not having found or identified the most appropriate technological solution.
We make reasonable efforts to ensure that PDF files posted on our website are accessible.
Work to Do
We are in the process of improving our Alternative Text (Alt Text) for images so that only images that present valuable information include meaningful alternative text for screenreader users; any decorative images will not include alt text.
We aim to have all website videos hosted on YouTube (or similar) with optional captions available.
We’re Here For You
If you are experiencing difficulty with any content, require assistance with any part of our website, or would like to request any information in an accessible alternative format, please contact us by e-mail at [email protected] and we will be happy to assist.