Daines Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Support Montanans with Disabilities in the Workforce

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today introduced his bipartisan, bicameral bill to support Montanans with disabilities the workforce. Daines’ bill, the “Transformation to Competitive Integrated Employment Act” or TCIEA, would end the discriminatory practice of paying individuals with disabilities below minimum wage. Today, tens of thousands of people with disabilities are being paid less than the minimum wage – most of these workers have intellectual or developmental disabilities – and some can be paid as little as a few cents an hour. “Montanans with disabilities contribute to our communities and their work is valuable—they should never be paid below