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Community Options Collaborates with CVS Health to Create Employment Opportunities for Youth with Disabilities

April 5, 2022

April 05, 2022 | Press Release.pdf Manhattan, NY – Community Options New York, Inc. has announced a collaboration with CVS Health to develop integrated employment opportunities for youth with disabilities.…

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Why South Carolina should end wage discrimination against those with disabilities

April 17, 2021
greenvilleonline.com

April 17, 2021 | greenvilleonline.com A joint resolution filed by State Sen. Katrina Shealy last month would undo more than 80 years of wage discrimination against workers with disabilities in…

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Op-Ed: Texas must do more to end Wage Discrimination against People with Disabilities

April 6, 2021
Texas must do more to end Wage Discrimination against People with Disabilities - elpasoheraldpost.com

April 6, 2021 | Online article elpasoheraldpost.com In 2019, Governor Abbot signed legislation banning employers from paying people with disabilities subminimum wages. It’s a well-intended law that puts Texas ahead…

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Why can companies pay those with disabilities less when they do the same work as others?

February 9, 2021
Why can companies pay those with disabilities less when they do the same work as others?

February 09, 2021 | nj.com The Raise the Wage Act, recently introduced to Congress, will spark another debate about raising the national minimum wage. But it also shines a light…

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Your View: It’s time to stop exploiting people with disabilities

February 8, 2021
Your View: It’s time to stop exploiting people with disabilities – The Morning Call

February 08, 2021 | Online article mcall.com For more than 80 years, the ironically titled Fair Labor Standards Act has institutionalized discrimination against people with disabilities in the workforce. The…

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Report that President Biden will End Wage Discrimination for People with Intellectual and Cognitive Disabilities: Statement by Robert Stack, CEO of Community Options

January 19, 2021
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January 19, 2021 | insidernj.com Report that President Biden will End Wage Discrimination for People with Intellectual and Cognitive Disabilities: Statement by Robert Stack, CEO of Community Options www.insidernj.com Princeton, NJ…

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Celebrating how the Americans with Disabilities Act changed life

July 23, 2020
centraljersey.com

July 23, 2020 | centraljersey.com Thirty years ago on July 26, President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act. It was one of the most significant breakthroughs…

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Community Options New York Receives $1.5 million Grant to Support Students with Disabilities

August 23, 2019

August 23, 2019 | Press Release.pdf BINGHAMTON, NY – Community Options New York, Inc. was announced as a recipient of a $1.5 million grant from the New York State Education…

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What To Consider When Employing People With Disabilities

July 17, 2019
Forbes.com

President Trump kicked off his re-election campaign last month with a list of accomplishments, from the market rebound to unemployment being “the lowest it has been in 51 years.” According…

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Opinion: Everyone’s entitled to a fair wage. That includes people with disabilities

June 24, 2019
Governor Greg Abbott, right, lives his life as an example for every other person with disabilities, Robert Stack writes. [RODOLFO GONZALEZ/for the AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

June 24, 2019 | Austin American Statesman Governor Greg Abbott has no pity for persons with disabilities. Paradoxically, he is the only governor in the United States who has to…

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