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DOL Racing California to a Minimum Wage Ceiling: $10.10 Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors via Proposed Rule Implementing Exec. Order 13658

Posted in Labor Law, New Legislation and Regulations, Wage & Hour

On June 12, 2014, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced a proposed rule raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour starting on January 1, 2015, for workers on federal service and construction contracts. The proposed rule implements Executive Order 13658, “Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors,” which President Barack Obama signed on February 12.