President Joseph Biden has fulfilled a promise to significantly increase the minimum wage for federal contractor workers working “on or in connection with” a covered federal contract. He has issued an executive order raising the minimum wage for these workers from $10.95 an hour to $15 an hour beginning 2022.
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On April 28, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it will further delay, until December 31, 2021, the effective date of portions of the previous administration’s Tip Regulations Final Rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
On April 27, 2021, President Joe Biden signed a new executive order (EO) requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to pay a $15.00 minimum wage to the thousands of workers who are working on or in connection with federal contracts. The new EO, titled “Executive Order on Increasing the Minimum Wage
On April 27, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden issued an executive order increasing the minimum wage for workers working on or in connection with a federal government contract.
The White House has released a Fact Sheet detailing an expected Executive Order from President Biden raising the minimum wage for certain federal contractors to $15 an hour by March 2022. The new executive order will expand upon the Federal Minimum Wage Executive Order 13658 signed by President Obama in
As previewed, on April 27, 2021 President Biden issued an Executive Order directing the minimum wage for certain federal contractors be increased to $15 per hour. The Executive Order on Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors states that the minimum wage for certain hourly workers be increased to $15
As expected, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has formally delayed the effective date of the Tip Regulations Final Rule, from March 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021. The Tip Regulations Final Rule, issued in late December 2020, implemented a 2018 amendment to the FLSA that permits tipped employees, such
Making good on President Biden’s campaign promise, the House of Representatives has included in its $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill, known as the “American Rescue Plan Act of 2021,” revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that would increase the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025.
Since at least 2015, when grassroots efforts began in Seattle and San Francisco, the increase of the minimum wage from $7.25 to $15.00 has been a top priority for labor and employee advocates. In numerous ways, the Biden administration has made likewise clear that increasing the minimum wage to
On January 15, 2021, the U.S.
Apparently undeterred by prior litigation striking it down, the Department of Labor (DOL) has published another rule in the Federal Register raising minimum wages for high-skilled workers. The “Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary and Permanent Employment of Certain Aliens in the United States” Rule (Wage Protection Rule) will go
Executive Summary: On Tuesday, December 22, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its final rule regarding expansion of tip pool sharing and limitations on the 80/20 rule. This long-awaited final rule codifies three main points: employers are (1) permitted to include “back-of-the-house” employees who usually do not receive tips (such as cooks and dishwashers) as part of a tip pool, (2) prohibited from allowing management from keeping employees’ tips or participating in tip-pooling arrangements, and (3) permitted to take a tip credit regardless of the amount of non-tip generating work (such as cleaning tables or rolling silverware) a tipped employee performs as long as it is performed contemporaneously with his/her tipped duties, or within a reasonable time immediately before or after performing tipped duties.
On December 22, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule solidifying tip credit issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The rule becomes effective 60 days after its publication in the Federal Register.1
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued its long-awaited Final Rule addressing who may share tips under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the circumstances under which employers may use a tip credit.
We remember when legislative and regulatory developments rarely occurred in December, but those days are behind us.