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
Fourth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment for Employer in ADA Transfer Case Despite Amicus Support from NDRN, P&As, and EEOC
November 19, 2020
On November 19, 2020, the Fourth Circuit in Elledge v. Lowe's Home Centers, LLC, ___F.3d___, 2020 WL 6750363 (4th Cir. Nov. 18, 2020) affirmed summary judgment for the employer.Amicus Brief
- 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
April 5, 2017
NDRN joined the National Employment Lawyers Association in an amicus supporting leave for cancer treatment as a reasonable accommodation even when the extent and duration of leave was uncertain.Amicus Brief