Labor Department Cracks Down On Subminimum Wage For People With Disabilities
[Source: Disability Scoop]
With new guidance and enforcement, federal officials are further clarifying their expectations for employers that pay people with disabilities less than minimum wage.
Under a law dating back to the 1930s, employers can obtain special certificates from the U.S. Department of Labor allowing them to pay workers with disabilities what’s known as subminimum wage. But, with passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act in 2014, Congress established strict new limits on the arrangement.
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