Scenario Discussion

Many states offer incentives to hire disables individuals. When doing so, the employer must receive a specific waiver allowing them to pay sub-minimum wage. This can be a great outreach for the employer in assisting the disabled community to obtain independence and a sense of self-worth.

Review various state agencies, and then determine the wages that may be paid to the disabled workers and what benefits a couple of states have. What federal incentives are there for hiring disabled workers?