Tag Archives: Department of Labor

2017 Contractor Minimum Wage Increased to $10.20

The Department of Labor has announced the 2017 minimum wage rate for contracts covered by Executive Order 13658, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors. The 2014 executive order raised the hourly minimum wage paid by contractors to workers performing work … Continue reading

Posted in Compliance, Other, Regulations | Tagged , , | Comments Off on 2017 Contractor Minimum Wage Increased to $10.20

DOL Announces 2016 Contractor Minimum Wage Rate

The Department of Labor has announced the 2016 minimum wage rate to be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with federal contracts covered by Executive Order 13658, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors. The 2014 executive order raised … Continue reading

Posted in Compliance | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on DOL Announces 2016 Contractor Minimum Wage Rate

Interim Rule Establishes Minimum Wage for Contractors

Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-79 contains an interim rule that amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation to implement Executive Order 13658, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors, and a related rule issued by the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of … Continue reading

Posted in Compliance, Contract Awards, General, Regulations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Interim Rule Establishes Minimum Wage for Contractors

Executive Order Targets Labor Law Violators

The White House has announced President Obama’s intent to sign an Executive Order that takes aim at government contractors that violate labor laws. According to an investigative report by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee, “in 2012 alone, … Continue reading

Posted in Compliance, Contract Awards | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Executive Order Targets Labor Law Violators

Proposed DOL Rule Would Raise Minimum Wage

Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced a proposed rule raising the minimum wage for workers on federal service and construction contracts to $10.10 per hour. The rule implements President Obama’s Executive Order 13658, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors. … Continue reading

Posted in Compliance, Regulations | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Proposed DOL Rule Would Raise Minimum Wage

OFCCP Launches Community Resources Database

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has launched a new database to help government contractors find qualified workers with disabilities and veterans, and to assist contractors with establishing relationships with national organizations and local community groups that are available … Continue reading

Posted in Compliance, General | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on OFCCP Launches Community Resources Database