My daughter lives and works at the Baddour Center in Senatobia, MS. She is high functioning with Asperger Syndrome. Her employment on campus pays her minimum wage, but most of the residents there are not capable of "working in the community" even with support. Therefore, I am not in favor of repealing 14(C).
We need to push for all workers regardless... more »
I am blind, and I'm horrified of the idea of being paid less than minimum wage. No one, regardless of disability, deserves to be paid less than the minimum wage.
An earlier report completed by the US Department of Education found that young adults with intellectual disabilities worked an average of 27.6 hours per week (Newman, Wagner, Knokey, etc. 2011)
A more recent study found that... more »
by closing work center it will eliminate the most important aspect of consumers choices staying where they are.