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.
Technologies that became common due to COVID have been useful for workers with disabilities. Now, returning to offices gives employers a chance to improve accessibility.
A growing number of patients continue to have symptoms months after the onset of COVID-19, even after tests no longer detect it.
The House-passed Raise the Wage Act would phase out subminimum wages for people with disabilities in sheltered workplaces.