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Department of Labor Announces Increase to Minimum Wage for Government Contractors

Effective January 1, 2018, the minimum wage for federal contractors working on or in connection with contracts covered by Executive Order 13658 will increase to $10.35 per hour. The current minimum wage under Executive Order 13658 is $10.20 per hour. The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor posted notice of the … Continue Reading

Proposed Minimum Wage Rule May Require Adjustments by Both Contractors and the Government

On June 17, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor issued proposed regulations to implement Executive Order 13658, which increased the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour beginning in 2015.  The proposed regulations cover a fairly broad cross-section of service and construction contracts and contract-like instruments, and their requirements are to be flowed down to … Continue Reading

Prepare for Impact – The Executive Order Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Government Contractors is Imminent

During his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama announced that he intends to use his executive power to increase the minimum wage for federal government contractors to $10.10 per hour.  The forthcoming Executive Order is expected to impose this wage increase on all new and renewed federal service and construction contracts after the … Continue Reading