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On Tuesday, President Obama continued his efforts to take available action to implement his labor agenda without congressional approval. The latest steps involve two new executive orders affecting federal government...more
Yesterday, President Obama signed two executive actions designed to strengthen equal pay laws and narrow pay disparities based on gender or race. The executive order and presidential memorandum marked National Equal Pay...more
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President Obama directed U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez to propose a rule requiring that federal contractors submit summary compensation data to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and issued an executive order...more
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On February 12, 2014, President Obama increased the minimum wage for federal contractors and subcontractors by an Executive Order to $10.10 per hour. This announcement comes on the heels of 13 states and 4 cities that also...more
In his fifth State of the Union speech, President Obama announced that he planned to issue an executive order raising the minimum wage for workers under new federal contracts to $10.10 per hour, up from the current federal...more
On February 12, 2014, President Obama increased the minimum wage for federal contractors and subcontractors by an Executive Order to $10.10 per hour. This announcement comes on the heels of 13 states and four cities that also...more
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Considerable concern and confusion has arisen from President Obama's State of the Union announcement that he will raise the minimum wage for individuals working on federal contracts to $10.10 per hour. Until it is possible to...more
In the State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama announced that he planned to sign an Executive Order requiring that employees of federal contractors be paid at least a minimum wage of $10.10 per hour. This...more
It has been widely reported that during his State of the Union address the President will announce a plan to issue an executive order requiring construction workers on federal projects be paid a minimum wage of at least...more
In tonight's State of the Union address, President Obama is expected to announce an Executive Order to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors to $10.10 per hour. Raising the minimum wage has been a plank in the...more
President Obama is expected to announce at his State of the Union address that he will issue an executive order to increase the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors to $10.10 an hour.
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