Frequently Asked Questions
Employment First is a movement to deliver meaningful employment, fair wages, and career advancement for people with disabilities.
A person with a disability applies for and is hired to fill an open position in the general workforce.
It is work that is performed at the same rate of pay as others doing the same job and within the community alongside others without disabilities.
The certificates authorize employers to pay subminimum wages to workers with disabilities for the work they perform.
We believe individuals with disabilities, including those with the most significant disabilities, are capable of achieving high-quality, competitive integrated employment when provided the necessary skills and supports. AND that 14c results in unnecessary segregation of individuals with disabilities.
Anyone who believes in APSE’s mission of Employment First.
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