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Considerable concern and confusion has arisen from President Obama's State of the Union announcement that he will raise the minimum-wage for individuals working on federal contracts to $10.10 per hour.
Government Contracts, Minimum Wage, Prevailing Wage/Fringe BenefitsTags: FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act, Davis-Bacon Act, Service Contract Act, Walsh-Healey Act, Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, federal contractors, federal contracts, State of the Union, minimum wage, $10.10, Executive Order, Executive Order 13658
A U.S. Senate committee report advocates awarding federal contracts and contract renewals only to demonstrably "responsible contractors that comply with federal law."
Compliance, Government Contracts, Proposed RegulationsTags: government contractors, government contracts, Davis-Bacon Act, Service Contract Act, contract bids, contract awards, FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act, HELP Committee, U.S. Senate
Proposed regulations would require federal contractors taking on new service contracts to offer jobs to the predecessor's qualified workers.
The U.S. Labor Department's investigative focus on some of the nation's preeminent homebuilders is simply a reflection of the administration's longstanding interest in construction as a so-called "fissured industry".
Compliance, Employee Status, Employer Status, Government Contracts, Government Enforcement, Independent Contractor, Prevailing Wage/Fringe BenefitsTags: homebuilders, homebuilder, FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act, investigation, U.S. Labor Department, joint employment, enterprise, PulteGroup, KB Home, D.R. Horton, fissured, fissured industries, fissured industry, independent contractor, enterprise coverage, Wage and Hour Division
Investigative activity among employers who are subject to federal prevailing-wage and fringe-benefits requirements could rise by more than 80% in the near future.
Compliance, Government Contracts, Government Enforcement, Prevailing Wage/Fringe BenefitsTags: Davis-Bacon Act, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Service Contract Act, Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, prevailing wage, fringe benefits, DBA, SCA, CWHSSA, Copeland Act, Walsh-Healey Act, Public Contracts Act