The 2014 order raised the hourly minimum wage paid by contractors to workers performing work on covered federal contracts to $10.10 per hour starting January 1, 2015. For covered tipped employees, the order set an hourly cash wage of at least $4.90.
For 2018, the minimum wage rate that generally must be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with covered contracts will be $10.35 per hour.
The required minimum cash wage for covered tipped employees will increase from $6.80 to $7.25 per hour.
The full text of DOL’s notice appears at 82 FR 43408.