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Biden to order $15 minimum wage for all federal contractors

Published Apr 27 2021 at 10:04 AM GMT
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  • President Joe Biden will sign an executive order on Tuesday ordering an increase in the the hourly minimum wage for federal contractors to $15.
  • According to the White House, all agencies will need to incorporate a $15 minimum wage in new contract solicitations starting on Jan.
  • 30, 2022, and by March 30 next year, all agencies will need to implement the minimum wage into new contracts.
  • Agencies must also implement the higher wage into existing contracts when the parties exercise their option to extend such contracts, which often occurs annually, the White House said.
  • The minimum wage for workers performing work on covered federal contracts is currently $10.95 per hour, the White House said.



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  • Published Apr 27, 2021 10:04 AM GMT