Labor Department to review subminimum wage policy for disabled workers

Sep 28, 2023
Federal regulations permit companies to apply for special certificates that allow them to hire disabled workers and pay them an average of less than $4 an hour.
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Should the government still allow some employers to pay less than minimum wage?

Jun 17, 2022
The so-called "subminimum wage" program was created for employers that hire people with disabilities, but some say that practice should end.
As the unemployment rises, it'll be important to keep an eye on how much more it rises for vulnerable groups, says Betsey Stevenson of the University of Michigan.
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Some people are paid less than minimum wage, legally

Dec 28, 2015
There’s talk of raising the minimum wage, but did you know there’s a subminimum?