Obama Signs Law Limiting Sheltered Workshop Placements (WIOA)

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President Obama made huge steps Tuesday to improve the nation’s workforce development program by signing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The transition from school to work for students with disabilities will undergo a wide range changes that will help Continue reading Obama Signs Law Limiting Sheltered Workshop Placements (WIOA)

The 14% Conundrum: Raising the Minimum Wage

During his State of the Union address in January, President Barack Obama called on Congress, business owners and local representatives to take action to raise the national wage floor.  The magic number?  $10.10.  Or rather, a 14% increase from the Continue reading The 14% Conundrum: Raising the Minimum Wage

How Fair is the Fair Labor Act? Corporations and Nonprofits Take Advantage of Legal Loophole

One of the nations best-known charities is paying disabled workers as little as 22 cents an hour and its perfectly legal.  This is because of a 75-year-old legal loophole according to a recent NBC news report. Nonprofit groups have taken Continue reading How Fair is the Fair Labor Act? Corporations and Nonprofits Take Advantage of Legal Loophole