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A Maine nonprofit paid some workers with disabilities as little as $2-3 an hour, while consistently paying top managers six-figure salaries, according to a Bangor News review of the organization’s tax filings and a federal investigation report.
It must be said, the media sometimes does a clumsy job of reporting certain topics. Just ask people living with a disability who are sick of being reduced to stereotypes.
This research is concerned with prospects for quality services and decent jobs under Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
The federal government's new Prepare, Trial and Hire Scheme will have see jobseeking young people aged 15-24 offered internships for between four and 12 weeks in exchange for $200 a week on top of their usual jobseeker allowance.
Neuroscience offers key insights to organisations facing change about how to create an environment of trust in the workplace so that staff can perform, writes Cynthia Mahoney.
A new online marketplace where older Australians and people with disability can connect directly with care support providers promises to be a “game-changer” for workers in home care and disability support sectors.
Women working in the disability sector are being called on to apply for new scholarships to access world-class governance education in a bid to drive an increase in the number of women on boards.
As a sixty-six-year-old with senior industry qualifications, Alister Robertson has met some employers who have not wanted to hire someone his age, despite his experience.
Unwavering in his Austin Powers impersonation, charismatic businessman Zach Roberts said all was "shagadelic" at Groovy Mood Food.
Misconceptions about a possible National Disability Insurance Scheme cost “blow out” need to be put to bed, a new report examining the economics of the NDIS has revealed.