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Employment of Workers with Disabilities Under 14(c)

Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act enacted in 1938 permits employers to pay subminimum wages upon receipt of a certificate from the Wage and Hour Division. With 14(c) in place, employers are able to pay employees based on their ability to perform a job–meaning individuals with disabilities may qualify to be paid a …

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Americans with Disabilities Day 2021

Through the hard work of activists, organizations, and ordinary people fighting for change, the world is continually becoming a more accepting and inclusive place. From the Civil Rights Act to women’s rights, we’ve seen legislation’s lasting and powerful effects in creating a more equitable society. On July 26, 1990, George H.W. Bush signed the Americans …

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The 21st Century Cures Act & The Requirement of EVV

The 21st Century Cures Act was enacted in 2016 with the intention to further innovate technology and medical care for individuals dealing with physical, intellectual, and developmental disabilities. The Cures Act also gives them more say and visibility in the decision-making processes involved in each dynamic. Inclusion of The Ones That Matter With the implementation …

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IDD Awareness Month

During IDD Awareness Month, we honored the movements made in improving the quality of life for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). Critical laws have been implemented and innovations have been made to help people with developmental disabilities lead impactful, fulfilling lives. To have a genuine appreciation for the progress, you should understand what …

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