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APSE Conversations: Chrissy (NJ)

Listen in to this podcast between National APSE’s Erica Belois-Pacer and New Jersey Business & Industry Association Chief Government Affairs Officer Chrissy Buteas as they talk about her background in health care and legislative initiatives, plus the workforce shortage and how policymakers are listening to stories told by the people.

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APSE Conversations: Suad (CA)

Meet Suad Bisogno, Vice President of California APSE (Cal APSE). Suad is the Executive Director of an organization providing employment, and other supports to people with disabilities. In this podcast episode, Suad talks with National APSE’s Kari Tietjen about Cal APSE’s efforts in supporting the 5-year elimination of 14(C) or sub-minimum wage for people with disabilities. Cal APSE has organized to be an efficient chapter, hear how tools like Slack have supported the chapter to be responsive to legislative advocacy, HCBS changes, and Employment First in the state of California!

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April Policy Updates

For a change of pace, let’s start with some good news! Congratulations to Washington State as SB5284, a bill to eliminate subminimum wage for people with disabilities, was signed into…

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March Policy Updates

Did you know that National APSE provides support to members who are engaged in state-level policy and advocacy work? Here’s a great recent example. Check out this short video for a summary of things we are tracking!

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National APSE Director of Policy and Advocacy Invited to Testify before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

National APSE Director of Policy and Advocacy Invited to Testify before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights about 14(c) and Subminimum Wage for People with Disabilities On November 15, 2019,…

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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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Washington State Looks to End Subminimum Wage

Advocates in Washington State have been working to end Subminimum wage for people with disabilities by helping create and supporting legislation in the 2019 Washington State session.  Representative Noel Frame…

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Subminimum Wage Hearing in Oregon

On Thursday, February 21, 2019, members of the Oregon Self Advocacy Coalition (OSAC) – including APSE National Board Member, Ross Ryan – testified before the State Legislature in support of…

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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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Kids Speak the Truth: Subminimum Wage

The National Federation of the Blind has released a great video featuring six children providing their opinions on workers with disabilities getting paid subminimum wages. The video is intended to…

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