Executive Order 13658

Federal Contractor Minimum Wage Poster

On February 12, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13658, raising the hourly minimum wage for workers performing work on or in connection with covered contracts.  Starting January 1, 2015, the minimum wage rate was  adjusted as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with the methodology set forth in the Order. The Secretary Read more

Minimum Wage Two important announcements regarding federal contractors came from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in September. First, on September 20, 2016, the DOL published a notice that the minimum wage for employees working on certain government contracts will increase to $10.20 per hour beginning January 1, 2017, pursuant to Executive Order 13658, Establishing Read more

This year federal contractors and subcontractors will be busy navigating new laws and new posting responsibilities. Changes include an increase in the federal contractor minimum wage rate, implementation of the final rule requiring pay transparency, and expanded Equal Employment Opportunity rights for employees and applicants of federal contractors or subcontractors. For each of these changes Read more