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
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…Statement
Statement Regarding the Department of Education’s Notice to Revise the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Regulations
May 17, 2018
The Collaboration to Promote Self Determination (CPSD), the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE), and the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) Statement Regarding the Department of Education’s Notice to Revise the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Regulations.Statement
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