Sub-Minimum Wage Battle Heating Up

By |2017-05-18T15:42:52-04:00September 5th, 2014|minimum wage, sheltered workshops, supported employment|

The continuing controversy regarding using sub-minimum wage for workers with disabilities (using special worker certificates under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act) rages on. Use of this provision since 1938 has led to far too many examples of exploitation, artificially lowered wages, and poor employment outcomes. It needs to be phased out; review [...]