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Use of Section 14(c) certificates and observed trends

Doing away with Section 41(c) trending idea

I believe that Section 14(c) is a disservice to individuals with disabilities and it should be eliminated or at least amended to require equal pay that other workers receive. These individuals should be paid equitable wages just like any other employed worker. I am a family member of multiple individuals who have constantly been faced with challenges of not being able to show what they are capable of accomplishing.... more »

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Easy to Say End 14c When it Doesn't Affect You or Your Family trending idea

I'm really disheartened to see all of the comments about how evil 14C is from people who have no skin in the game. It's easy to sit there and say everyone should be paid equally when you don't have a severe disability, or a family member with one, or own your own business that provides lots of jobs at equal pay for people with severe disabilities.

My brother has a 1st grade reading level, poor eye-hand coordination,... more »

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Retain 14(c) as an Option trending idea

Section 14(c) is an open door for many in the community. I work for a CRP that strives to create jobs for adults with disabilities in our community. Many of our clients struggle to find robust, sustainable, and fulfilling work within the community at minimum wage. The jobs that are available for many of them only have enough work for a few hours a week, for a short period of time, or are not a good fit for the clients... more »

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Use of 14(c) in New York trending idea

I've noted that the vast list of subminimum wage certificate holders in New York has largely if not completely requested renewed certificates. I find it troubling that these organizations, which "employ" hundreds of people with disabilities across the State are not making plans to transition voluntarily into paying at least the same minimum wage paid to nondisabled people. While I'd like to see legislation move forward... more »

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Minimum wage protections for all workers! trending idea

Skookum supports minimum wage protections for all workers, including those workers who have disabilities. Skookum is a nonprofit employing over 1200 people with diverse abilities. All Skookum employees are paid prevailing wages with full benefits. Many have come from jobs that paid sub-minimum wages and they are now in living wage career jobs with potential for advancement within or external to Skookum. We are committed... more »

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