Less than minimum

Number 22681
Subject Labor
Source Herald (Brownsville, Texas)
State TX
Year 2005
Publication Date 11/06/2005; 11/20/2005; 12/25/2005
Summary Reporter Chris Mahon discovered that ORC Industries, Inc., a Brownsville, TX, nonprofit, paid 20 percent of its employees less than minimum wage because they were disabled. That practice is legal, but one employee who was not disabled received less than minimum wage, and another whose disability did not affect work performance was paid under minimum. Both examples violate federal law.
Category Computer-Assisted Reporting
Pages 12
Keywords labor;minimum wage;disabilities;Americans with Disabilities Act;labor law;nonprofit;compensation;wages;ORC Industries
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