Obama To Raise Minimum Federal Contractor Wage To $10.10

Law360, New York (January 28, 2014, 12:57 PM ET) -- President Barack Obama plans to use his executive authority to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors to $10.10 per hour and will press Congress to pass a bill that would increase the federal minimum wage to the same amount, according to a White House fact sheet released Tuesday.

The executive order would cover all workers performing services or construction under new federal contracts after the effective date of the order, in order to give contractors time to reprice their bids accordingly, according to the White...
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