It is sometimes hard for persons with disabilities to find employment, without there being any connection with their qualifications or disability. Employers may feel that it is difficult to hire a person with disabilities. Assistance is available to encourage the hiring of persons with disabilities.
Contrat d’intégration au travail for persons with disabilities
Under the Contrat d’intégration au travail (CIT, employment integration contract), an employer may hire you, obtain a wage subsidy and receive financial assistance for adapting a workplace to your needs.
Who is eligible for a Contrat d’intégration au travail?
Any person who has a permanent disability resulting in significant limitations on their ability to perform everyday activities and who is able to work between 12 and 40 hours a week with the necessary support.
What is a Contrat d’intégration au travail?
A Contrat d’intégration au travail provides for the services of an expert in assessing your needs and for assistance to help you find employment. Your employer may be reimbursed for certain expenses incurred in helping you to find and keep a job.
How to apply
To apply for the Contrat d’intégration au travail (CIT) measure, your employer must contact the Centre d'assistance au placement at 1-866-640-3059.
Last update: April 5, 2019