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USCCR Releases Report on Subminimum Wage

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released a report, ​Subminimum Wages: Impacts on the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities. This report is the culmination of a year-long process of examining…

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On November 15, 2019, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a hearing to examine the impact of the subminimum wage and use of 14(c) certificates on people with disabilities….

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Call to Phase Out 14(c) and Subminimum Wage by 2022

As the only national, non-profit membership organization dedicated to Employment First – a vision that all people with disabilities have a right to competitive employment in an inclusive workforce –…

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116th Congress calls for the phasing out of 14(c), advances Competitive Integrated Employment

Welcome to the 2019 legislative season and the 116th Congress! It’s been a wild ride so far. Yet while January got off to a rocky start, being in the midst…

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APSE’s Public Testimony to the Advisory Committee in Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities

By Alison Wohl, APSE Executive Director My name is Allison Wohl and I am the Executive Director of the Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst (APSE). APSE is the only national…

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APSE Applauds WIOA Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities (ACICIEID)

Subcommittee reports and recommendations strike the right balance in promoting competitive integrated employment for Americans with disabilities The Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst (APSE) applauds the Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive…

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APSE Applauds Introduction of TIME Act of 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   APSE Applauds Introduction of Transitioning to Integrated and Meaningful Employment (TIME) Act of 2015   Rockville, Maryland (January 9, 2015): APSE applauds Mr. Harper’s leadership in…

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Alert: Reid's NCD Appointee Supports Subminimum Wages & Segregation!

APSE is concerned that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) has appointed Bob Brown to the National Council on Disability (NCD). Mr. Brown is a strong supporter of subminimum wages and…

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APSE's Voice – Final Rules on Minimum Wage

They Listened to Us! On Wednesday, the Labor Department announced the final rule raising the minimum wage for federal contract workers. As many APSE members know, APSE strongly advocated for…

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Subminimum Wage Protest: Disability Advocates Protest SourceAmerica

On Thursday, August 28, members of APSE, the National Federation of the Blind, the National Council on Independent Living, ADAPT, Little People of America, and TASH participated in a protest outside…

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