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The U.S. Labor Department has published the 2018 wage-rate floor required by Executive Order 13658, "Establishing A Minimum Wage for Contractors".  Beginning on January 1, 2018, the minimum rate will increase by 15 cents per hour to $10.35 per hour.

The U.S. Labor Department has published the 2017 wage-rate floor required by President Obama's "Establishing A Minimum Wage for Contractors" Executive Order 13658.

The U.S. Labor Department has published the 2016 wage-rate floor required by President Obama's "Establishing A Minimum Wage for Contractors" Executive Order 13658.

Our partner Tom Rebel has prepared an overview of the U.S. Labor Department's final regulations "Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors" under Executive Order 13658.

Buried in the U.S. Labor Department's publication relating to "Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors" is a potential recordkeeping landmine.

The U.S. Labor Department has released its proposed regulations implementing Executive Order 13658, President Obama's directive to raise the minimum-wage rate for workers on federal contracts from $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour.

The White House Press Office reports that President Obama has now signed an Executive Order to raise the minimum-wage rate for workers on federal contracts.

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.

A U.S. Senate committee report advocates awarding federal contracts and contract renewals only to demonstrably "responsible contractors that comply with federal law."

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.

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