OAKLAND — Goodwill Greater East Bay and the nonprofit affiliate it created to help give people job training will pay $850,000 to eight former and current employees to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit, according to the U.S.
Linda Sue has one of the most challenging jobs at Challenge Unlimited Training Center in Swansea — tearing patches for wheelchair cushion repair kits.
Katsushi Oshiro, 43, a former salesman diagnosed with young-onset dementia, takes a bus to a car dealership where he works four days a week, being careful to view the route on his commute using photos and a map to avoid getting lost.
On April 23rd, a group of United States senators sent a letter to U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Alexander AcostaRene (Alex) Alexander AcostaFlexible pay keeps opportunities open for disabled workers Dems demand end to waivers used to pay people with disabilities below minimum wageTrump asked aides about making Labor secretary his new attorney general: reportMORE demanding information on DOL's supervision of employers granted “14(c) waivers.
Rock River Valley Self Help Enterprises, an Illinois nonprofit,billed itself as a vocational training program for people with disabilities.But it essentially operated as a subcontractor for local factories, providing menial tasks to workers with developmental disabilities, such as scraping debris from metal casts.
The UK’s minister for disabled people, Sarah Newton, has announced a new Tech Fund as part of Access to Work that will offer employers significant savings on the cost of assistive technology.