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DOL Issues Final Rule Raising Minimum Wage
For Federal Contractors to $10.10 Per Hour

Oct. 1, 2014, 4:00 AM

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez Oct. 1 issued the final rule raising the minimum wage for workers on federal service and construction contracts to $10.10 per hour and indexing it to inflation in future years.

The rule will apply to new contracts with the federal government and replacements for expiring contracts that result from solicitations issued on or after Jan. 1 and to contracts that are awarded outside the solicitation process on or after Jan. 1.

Slated for publication in the Federal Register Oct. 7, the final rule (RIN 1235-AA10) implements Executive Order 13,658, which President Barack Obama announced Feb. 12 ...

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