National Online Dialogue about Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), through its ePolicyWorks initiative, is inviting stakeholders to participate in their Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act National Online Dialogue—open until June 21, 2019—to gather and consider perspectives on the present and future of disability employment, including the roles of subminimum wages and competitive integrated employment. The goal of this online dialogue is to capture trends, experiences with transition, and visions for the future from those “on the ground.” Information gleaned from the comments will then be summarized to provide an overview of Section 14(c) at the state and national levels to ODEP.

How to Participate

To participate, start by going to the main Section 14(c) National Online Dialogue webpage at 14cdialogue.ideascale.com. You will need to register, and then you can log into the dialogue. There is more information about how to get started and participate in the dialogue on the “Getting Started” page.

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Follow the Money – the US Budget and You

The Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) has developed a plain language toolkit called Follow the Money: The U.S. Budget and You. This resource, not only for people with Autism explains what the federal budget is, what taxes are, what the budget process is, what happens when the budget process doesn’t work and what we can do to influence the federal budget.

Find the toolkit here