Under the agreement, the NDRN, the WHD, and P & A agencies will collaborate to ensure proper implementation, oversight, and enforcement of the section 14(c) subminimum wage program.
-Improves the sharing of information between NDRN, the P&As and the Wage and Hour Division on potential violations of subminimum wage certificates by employers;
-Utilizes the resources, knowledge, and expertise of the P&As on disability issues in each particular jurisdiction, such as locations of suspected wage and hour violations.
-Supports exchanging information about the laws and regulations of common concern to NDRN, the P&As, and the WHD.
INARF applauds the efforts of the National Disabilities Rights Network, the Department of Labor, and the Protection and Advocacy agencies to protect the rights on workers with disabilities. We are pleased to provide information on this agreement, keeping members abreast of national advocacy efforts to address industry issues. As additional information and the agreement become available, INARF will share them with members.