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  • Employment

    House Passes Increase to the Minimum Wage, Ends Subminimum Wage for People with Disabilities

    July 18, 2019

    Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Raise the Wage Act, which would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour and phase out section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act, a provision that permits employers to pay some people with disabilities even less…

    Press Release
  • Employment

    NDRN Joins Coalition to Advance Competitive Integrated 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
  • Education

    NDRN Supports the Transformation to Competitive Employment Act

    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
  • ADA & Civil Rights

    NDRN Joins Amicus Involving Reassignment to a Vacant Position under the ADA

    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
  • Employment

    Fact Sheet on H.R. 873/S. 260 the Transformation to Competitive Employment Act

    March 21, 2019

    The bipartisan Transformation to Competitive Employment Act (H.R. 873/S. 260) will address barriers to employment and expand opportunities for competitive integrated employment for people with disabilities while phasing out subminimum wage certificates under 14(c) of the FLSA over a six-year period. This bill was introduced in the Senate by…

    Fact Sheet