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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

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  • The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division will offer free seminars to assist employers, community rehabilitation programs (CRPs) and other certificate holders in complying with section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Guardians and family members of workers with disabilities are invited and encouraged to attend as well. See the section 14(c) seminar page for locations, dates, and registration information.
  • Beginning January 1, 2018, the Executive Order 13658 minimum wage rate is increased to $10.35 per hour. This Executive Order minimum wage generally must be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with covered contracts and includes workers with disabilities whose wages are calculated pursuant to certificates issued under section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Please see the Executive Order Final Rule Website for more information on the Executive Order, including Fact Sheet: Raising the Minimum Wage for Workers with Disabilities under Executive Order 13658 for specific information on the impact of the Executive Order on covered section 14(c) certificate holders and workers.