competitive employment

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

Judge Approves Lane v. Brown Settlement Agreement

2016 is turning out well for an estimated 7,000 Oregonians who have been or are at risk of being segregated in sheltered workshops. Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon approved the Lane v. Brown settlement agreement, promising 1,115 working-age individuals currently in sheltered workshops the opportunity to obtain competitive… read more