Sheltered Workshops: A Path To Competitive Employment, Or A Gulag For People With Disabilities?

Sheltered Workshops: A Path To Competitive Employment, Or A Gulag For People With Disabilities

Bryan Thompson

For people with developmental disabilities, finding a job can be difficult. Sheltered workshops were created to provide work for them in a setting protected from competition in the marketplace. But some advocates say this system too often traps workers, and exploits them as a source of low-wage labor for employers.
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