A new bill to help people with disabilities get real jobs for fair pay has been introduced in Congress. Called the Transformation to Competitive Integrated 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 employers and states that move toward a business model that supports competitive, integrated employment for people with disabilities.
Now is the time to email your 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.
Now is the time to contact your Representatives and tell them to cosponsor and pass this vital bill. People with disabilities deserve the opportunity to pursue competitive wages in an integrated environment.
Let’s end this discrimination and transform employment today!
Paying people with disabilities less than the minimum wage has for too long created and reinforced a life of poverty and dependency on public support. It's time to undo this unfair and outdated practice and support jobs in the community that pay a a decent wage.
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