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Lawmakers Calling For An End To Subminimum Wage For People With Disabilities.

February 5, 2019

Disability Scoop (2/5, Diament) reports that “there is a new effort underway in Congress to do away with rules that allow employers to pay people with disabilities less than minimum wage.” The new bill introduced in the Senate and the House “would put an end to what’s known as subminimum wage,” and “would require the Labor Department to stop issuing 14(c) certificates.” The bill also “would make available grants and establish a technical assistance center to help businesses that currently pay subminimum wage transition toward a business model employing people with disabilities in a competitive, integrated fashion.”

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