On March 20, SourceAmerica (formerly National Industries for the Severely Handicapped) announced that it had notified its affiliated nonprofit AbilityOne agencies (NPAs) of its plan to eliminate the use of Special Minimum Wage Section 14(c) certificates on AbilityOne contracts. Click this link to view a copy of the SourceAmerica letter.
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The following webinar was developed in partnership with the WINTAC Pre-Employment Transition Services Team and the Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities (CPID) project in Virginia.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) published three documents providing guidance on the payment of subminimum wages under section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
WINTAC, along with a wide variety of stakeholders with extensive supported employment experience developed the attached “Supported Employment Quality Features” document to identify and describe high quality features of supported employment as a guide for the universal application of these features across service delivery and training providers.
Rate your agency’s level of service integration -- Isolation, Communication, Coordination, Collaboration or Integration -- with the Integration Continuum Self-Assessment.
WINTAC has developed the Self-Assessment to help you determine where you are today on the Continuum and where you would like to be. There are three ways to use the assessment: agency self-evaluation, facilitated collaborative self-assessment or self-assessment through the use of a facilitator’s guide.
WINTAC is excited to announce the launch of Explore-Work.Com, a series of web-based modules for students with disabilities specific to the five required pre-employment transition service activities. Go Explore Work!
Note: Please disregard the date on the registration page in the link as this is a pre-recorded webinar to be viewed at your convenience.
Instructional webinar featuring Explore-Work.com, which may be used as a resource in the delivery of the five required WIOA Pre-Employment Transition Services activities for use with students with disabilities.
Current WINTAC researcher Jenean Jacobs and former WINTAC researcher Sarah Hancock have completed a study that spans from January, 2016 through July, 2018 on the change in the number of 14c certificate holders and the change in the number of individuals with disabilities working in subminimum wage employment. This information is based on data from the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor.
RSA has slightly revised their fiscal forecasting model for pre-employment transition services.