Raise the Wage
The Raise the Wage Act has been introduced in both the Senate and House.This critical bill would not only raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, but would also phase out the harmful and discriminatory practice of paying individuals with disabilities a subminimum wage.
Real Work: Segregated and Exploited
In reports released in 2011 and 2012, NDRN found a total failure of the disability service system to provide quality work for people with disabilities. The reports blast segregated work, sheltered environments and low wages for people with disabilities and highlight a massive breakdown between good federal and state policies and their implementation and oversight.
Latest in Employment
Statement Regarding the Department of Education’s Notice to Revise the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Regulations
May 17, 2018
The Collaboration to Promote Self Determination (CPSD), the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE), and the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) Statement Regarding the Department of Education’s Notice to Revise the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Regulations.Statement
December 20, 2017
WASHINGTON – In response to news that Congress has passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, NDRN Executive Director Curt Decker issued the following statement: “Today, the Congress passed, and the President will sign, a tax reform bill that does little to help low and middle income Americans or…Press Release
September 5, 2017
NDRN joined 19 other national disability organizations to write in support of the definition of competitive integrated employment and counter a letter of 45 Representatives expressing concern with that definition.Letter