sheltered workshop http://ripr.org en RI To Become National Leader Getting Developmentally Disabled Into Jobs http://ripr.org/post/ri-become-national-leader-getting-developmentally-disabled-jobs <p>Federal investigators said an agreement announced Tuesday will make Rhode Island a national leader in integrating disabled people into the workplace</p><p></p><p>The 10-year pact grew out of an investigation last year that showed developmentally disabled were being sharply underpaid for their work.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:51:07 +0000 Ian Donnis 31705 at http://ripr.org RI To Become National Leader Getting Developmentally Disabled Into Jobs DOJ Settles Probe into Segregation of Disabled Student Workers http://ripr.org/post/doj-settles-probe-segregation-disabled-student-workers <p>The Justice Department calls this “a new day” for the Rhode Islanders with developmental disabilities that were moved into segregated workshops and paid well below what they should have earned. The Department of Justice has settled with the state and city of Providence in a case involving some 200 workers.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:28:00 +0000 Catherine Welch 16865 at http://ripr.org DOJ Settles Probe into Segregation of Disabled Student Workers