Tag: Rep.-Bobby-Scott

Fight to End Subminimum Wage Continues

For years, disability advocates have been protesting against companies giving people with disabilities lower than minimum wage. A new bill is being introduced in both chambers of Congress to prohibit what has come to be known as subminimum wage. Since 1930, places of work have been allowed to obtain 14…

Discrimination Laws Do Not Extend To 'Unpaid' Interns

By Moses Frenck Photo by Shutterstock It’s a little known fact that interns in the workplace are not protected from discrimination under the law, and some members of Congress are seeking to change that by extending civil rights protections to unpaid interns who work for federal or state governments or…