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Equal Rights
Equal Rights Campaign leader

There is still work to be done until there is workplace equality for all disabled workers...

After Outcry, White House Extends $10.10 Minimum Wage to Some Disabled Workers | Blog, The Poverty Line | BillMoyers.com

This post was first published in In These Times. Earlier this month, Working In These Times broke the news that Obama’s promise to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for federal contractors would not apply to thousands of disabled workers currently receiving subminimum wages — some as low as pennies an hour — under a special exemption from…Read More
Equal Rights
Equal Rights Campaign leader

Obama took the first step and included disabled workers in his executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors. Now it's…Read More

Obama to include disabled workers in minimum wage order

Aamer Madhani, USA TODAY 6 a.m. EST February 12, 2014 President Obama conducts a press conference with French President Francois Hollande (out of frame) on February 11, 2014 at the White House in Washington, DC.(Photo: ALAIN JOCARD AFP/Getty Images)Story HighlightsPresident Obama will sign an order Wednesday raising the minimum wage on…Read More
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