==Employment for Disabled People==
[[#Americans with Disabilities Act|The ADA]] forbids discrimination in [[Consumer Protections / Workers' Rights|employment]]. Even so, people with disabilities are much less likely than those without disabilities to have jobs (17.5% compared with 65% in 2015).[https://www.bls.gov/news.release/disabl.nr0.htm] Of people available for and looking for work, the unemployment rate of disabled people is more than twice that of non-disabled people (10.
7% vs. 5. 1%).[https://www. bls. gov/ news.release/ disabl.nr0.htm]
The Fair Labor Standards Act '''allows employers to pay workers with disabilities less than federal minimum wage'''.[https://www.dol.gov/whd/specialemployment/index.htm] This would end under the [http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/democrats-introduce-15-minimum-wage-bill/article/2621316 Democrats' proposed $15 minumum wage bill].[http://prospect.org/article/below-minimum-no-more]