Tag Archives: Employment

Why We Protest

Last month there was a nationwide protest against the Goodwill for paying people with disabilities less than the minimum wage.  This was an effort orchestrated by the National Federation of the Blind (of which I am a board member for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Working for the Man (for less than minimum wage)

My time is worth something. There, I said it. It’s something that more people with disabilities should be saying too.  The National Federation of the Blind recently came out in support of a boycott of the Goodwill, a very popular … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Working, or “you know, the economy is just so bad for everyone right now”

One of the things that irritates me the most is when people try to blame the poor economy alone for why the unemployment rate for people with disabilities is so high.  You sometimes hear people say: “well, everyone is having a hard … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment