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
October 3, 2016
WASHINGTON - Bottom Dollars, a Rooted in Rights original documentary, will make its world premiere on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on October 11. The documentary will be presented by NDRN and Rooted in Rights.Press Release
August 15, 2016
On July 13, NDRN brought together a diverse group of individuals with an interest in health equity, education or employment for people with disabilities to articulate barriers to successful transition outcomes, identify promising strategies to overcome those barriers and develop concrete recommendations to improve transition outcomes and health equity.…Statement
February 4, 2016
Read NDRN's reports on segregated employment and the practice of paying people with disabilities less than the minimum wage.Publication