Quick Hit On July 21, 2021, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced a proposed rule (the “Proposed Rule”) to implement President Biden’s Executive Order (the “Order”) requiring an increase of the minimum wage for certain employees of covered federal contractors and subcontractors to $15.00 per hour – except for tipped workers who must be paid … Continue Reading
By Connie Bertram and Daniel Davis on Posted in OFCCP
As prior blog entries (see here and here) have explained, on February 12, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13658 to increase the hourly minimum wage for employees of federal contractors and subcontractors to $10.10 an hour. The Executive Order also established that, beginning January 1, 2016, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) would adjust the … Continue Reading
Yesterday, President Obama issued an Executive Order to increase the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors and subcontractors to $10.10 an hour. President Obama announced the Order at his State of the Union address last month. The Executive Order states that “[r]aising the pay of low-wage workers increases their morale and the productivity and … Continue Reading
President Obama is expected to announce at his State of the Union address that he will issue an executive order to increase the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors to $10.10 an hour. The anticipated executive order is consistent with broader efforts to increase the federal minimum wage. In late 2013, the President and … Continue Reading
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