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
- ADA & Civil Rights
April 19, 2019
NDRN joined the Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia P&As in an amicus brief authored in an ADA employment case.Amicus Brief
March 21, 2019
The bipartisan Transformation to Competitive Employment Act (H.R. 873/S. 260) will address barriers to employment and expand opportunities for competitive integrated employment for people with disabilities while phasing out subminimum wage certificates under 14(c) of the FLSA over a six-year period. This bill was introduced in the Senate by…Fact Sheet
July 30, 2018
On July 30th 2018, NDRN wrote to secretaries Acosta and Ross with recommendations for the newly established President’s National Council for the American Worker.Comments