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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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