February 19, 2019•Advocacy Matters
Listen to Advocacy Matters February 19, 2019: Raise the Wage Act 2019
Disability Matters Radio Show with Joyce Bender
February 19, 2019
Raise the Wage Act of 2019
Thanks to Congressman Bobby Scott of Virginia and Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, our community has legislation that would amend section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act and transition out of the subminimum wage for people with disabilities.
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Helpful links and information:
National Disability Rights Network Letter of Support – Raise the Wage Act
National Sign-On Letter for the Raise the Wage Act
Capitol Switchboard: (202) 224-3121
U.S. House of Representatives Education and Labor Committee
Full Committee Hearing
“Gradually Raising the Minimum Wage to $15: Good for Workers, Good for Businesses, and Good for the Economy.”
Thursday, February 7, 2019
The Leadership Conference Education Fund Report
Bare Minimum: Why We Need to Raise Wages for America’s Lowest-Paid Families
Rooted in Rights Video