A new bill to help people with disabilities get real jobs for fair pay has been introduced in Congress.
Called the Transformation to Competitive Employment Act, this essential bill phases out the discriminatory practice of paying people with disabilities less than the minimum wage. It also provides funding to support industries that move toward a business model that encourages competitive employment for people with disabilities.
Now is the time to email your Senators and Representative and tell them to co-sponsor this vital bill. People with disabilities deserve real jobs and fair pay in the workforce. Together, we can help bring an end to this blatant economic and social discrimination.
The Transformation to Competitive Employment Act is a thoughtful approach that ends the outdated and unfair payment of subminimum wages while supporting businesses who believe in hiring people with disabilities and paying them a fair wage.
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