- Robert Winner
- Joseph City, AZ
- United States
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Should the Fair Labor Standards Act be updated.
Section 14 (c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act, which was passed in 1938, allows employers to obtain special minimum wage certificates from the Department of Labor. The certificates give employers the right to pay disabled workers according to their abilities, with no bottom limit to the wage.
This came to light with Goodwill Industries paying disable employees 22 cents a hour ..... legaly. The article on MSN News.com stated that most non profit charities are doing the same thing but did not name any others than Goodwill.
The question is: Should this be revised? If it is would the disabled lose jobs? What are options that should or could be considered?