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.Letter
May 1, 2019
The Transformation to Competitive Employment Act (H.R. 873 / S. 260) is designed to strengthen and enhance the disability employment service delivery systems throughout the states while the subminimum wages that are currently allowed under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act are phased out over a six-year…Letter
July 9, 2018
NDRN, CPSD and many allies from the disability community sent a letter to Secretary DeVos expressing strong opposition to any efforts by the ED to weaken or open existing regulations implementing WIOA.Letter