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House Votes To End Subminimum Wage

House Votes to End Subminimum Wage

 

For the first time, federal lawmakers have approved legislation that would end a practice allowing employers to pay people with disabilities less than minimum wage.

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 231 to 199 Thursday to pass the Raise the Wage Act, a bill chiefly designed to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025.

Tucked inside the legislation, however, is a provision that would phase out subminimum wage for workers with disabilities.

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