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Equal Rights for Disabled Workers

Workers with disabilities are often paid much less then fully-abled workers. Often times this is well below the national minimum&nbs... Read more


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 |
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
Is the Obama Administration treating disabled workers like second-class citizens?

Advocates want disabled included in wage hike - US News

US News & World Report
By SAM HANANEL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a dozen advocacy groups are urging President Barack Obama to include mentally disabled workers in his call to raise the federal minimum wage for employees of government contractors. The groups, including the National Organization on Disability and the National Down Syndrome…Read More