PROVIDER ADVISORY #2017-001 SUBMINIMUM WAGE WIOA REQUIREMENTS
~~“Required CCIR Services
Florida Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) will be providing CCIR Services to individuals working in sheltered workshops, making sub-minimum wage, in accordance with WIOA and DOL FLSA requirements. All individuals participating in subminimum wage are required to participate in this required CCIR Services on at least an annual basis. All 14(c) certificate-holders must contact VR to ensure CCIR services are provided to individual employed at subminimum wage under their 14(c) Certificate to comply with DOL requirements.
VR will contract and fund instructors to provide the 4-hour CCIR to individuals employed at subminimum wage at the 14c certificate-holder location. This counseling is employment based and will share information regarding a brief benefits discussion, career exploration, self-advocacy and self-determination. This training is intended to educate and encourage individuals currently working at subminimum wage to consider competitive employment; at least minimum wage and in the community.”
- Department of Rehabilitation Services
- 14(c)/Income Security