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||Extended Services, Annual Reviews, and Sub-Minimum Wage Requirements
||This General Memorandum (GM) advises DBVI Regional Managers and Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors that the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 "...ensures that individuals with disabilities, especially youth with disabilities, have a meaningful opportunity to prepare for, obtain, maintain, advance in, or regain competitive integrated employment, including supported or customized employment." The GM includes a memo that provides extensive information regarding Section 511, Extended Services, Annual Reviews, and Sub-Minimum Wage and that the agency is developing policy guidance.
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Posted On 12/12/2017
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|Explanation or Citations
||Section 511 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 imposes requirements on employers who hold special wage certificates under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that must be satisfied before employers may hire youth with disabilities at subminimum wages or continue to employ individuals with disabilities of any age at the subminimum wage level.
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