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
November 21, 2019
The organizations wrote a letter to the OSERS Acting Assistant, Secretary Shultz to express unequivocal opposition to opening the WIOA implementing regulations.General
- ADA & Civil Rights
October 1, 2019
In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), NDRN gathers together stories and video which highlight individuals with disabilities who are successfully employed in the community.General
May 21, 2019
On May 21, 2019, NDRN joined with over 20 national organizations to launch a coalition website, titled Coalition to Advance Competitive Integrated Employment. The coalition garners the expertise of the national organizations to bring a focus to the importance of people with disabilities working alongside their peers without disabilities…General