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Executive Order 13658, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors: Annual Update

On September 26, 2018, the Department of Labor published a Final Rule in the Federal Register: Minimum Wage for Contractors; Updating Regulations to Reflect Executive Order 13838.

On September 4, 2018, the Department of Labor published a Notice in the Federal Register to announce that, beginning January 1, 2019, the Executive Order 13658 minimum wage rate is increased to $10.60 per hour (83 FR 44906). This Executive Order minimum wage rate generally must be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with covered contracts. Additionally, beginning January 1, 2019, tipped employees performing work on or in connection with covered contracts generally must be paid a minimum cash wage of $7.40 per hour. Questions relating to the Executive Order and/or these wage rates may be directed to the Government Contracts Division at (202) 693-0064.


Webinar: Executive Order 13658: Establishing a Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors: May 14, 2015 (Microsoft PowerPoint)


Webinar: Executive Order 13658: Establishing a Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors: May 14, 2015 (Microsoft PowerPoint)

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