Department of Labor (DOL) Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Implement New $10.10 Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors

The National Law Review

As directed by President Barack Obama in Executive Order 13658, signed February 12, 2014, the U.S Department of Labor (DOL) has released its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to increase the minimum wage for all workers on new federal contracts to $10.10 per hour by January 1, 2015, and to index the wage rate to inflation beginning January 1, 2016.