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From Disability Scoop: Labor Department Cracks Down On Subminimum Wage For People With Disabilities

Posted in Blindness Resources, Career, and Disability

Disability Scoop reported this week that the U.S. department of labor is cracking down on organizations that pay employees with disabilities less than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. If you’re 24 or younger, working, and making less than minimum wage, your employer should be providing you with career counseling twice in your first year of work, and once a year after that. They should also make sure you’ve received transition services and referrals to other services.

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