TASH Applauds U.S. AbilityOne Commission’s Declaration in Support of Minimum Wage

TASH applauds the U.S. AbilityOne Commission’s declaration that calls for all AbilityOne participating federal contractors to commit to and begin paying the Federal minimum wage, or state minimum wage, if higher. “Eliminating the use of sub-minimum wage payments, allowed under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act, is a step in the right direction… read more

Reform Ability One and Sign the Petition

The AbilityOne® program is mandated to award federal contracts to employ people with disabilities. Last year those contracts totaled $2.8 billion. However, some of those contractors are not hiring enough people with significant disabilities to comply with their federal mandates, or, when they do, contractors are paying some disabled workers sub-minimum wages and overwhelmingly employing… read more