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  1. July 17, 2023

    Gov't Contracts Cases To Watch In 2023's Second Half

    After a consequential start to the year, the rest of 2023 is expected to usher in challenges to a minimum wage rule with implications for the president's authority as well as disputes over a heavily protested governmentwide procurement. Here, Law360 previews key lawsuits that attorneys for government contractors have on their radar.

  2. May 26, 2023

    Where DOL Stands In Crafting, Defending Wage-Hour Rules

    The U.S. Department of Labor has rolled out plans for rules addressing specific topics such as overtime, minimum wage and tipped workers, as well as broader issues such as how to decide whether wage and hour protections even apply. Here, Law360 reviews the status of the Wage and Hour Division's rulemaking.

  3. January 27, 2023

    Contractors Nervously Await 10th Circ. Wage Rule Decision

    One year after the implementation of a U.S. Department of Labor rule raising the hourly minimum wage for federal contract workers to $15, employers have had to adjust to the change, even as part of the regulation is on hold pending a Tenth Circuit ruling. Here, Law360 explores the status of the rule a year later.

  4. January 24, 2023

    Biden Wage Rules Meet A Suspicious Judiciary

    Recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings reining in federal agencies that overstep their mandate from Congress are likely to be the anchor of legal challenges to recent Wage and Hour Division rules, former agency officials told Law360.

  5. January 11, 2023

    Gov't Says Ariz. Ruling Solves Contractor Wage Hike Disputes

    A recent Arizona federal court decision handing the government a win in a suit challenging a rule raising the minimum wage for federal contractors also resolves two similar lawsuits in the Tenth Circuit and in Texas federal court, the government said.

  6. May 09, 2022

    Labor Groups Rally To Defend Biden's Contractor Wage Hike

    A group of labor organizations and unions urged two federal judges to toss a pair of lawsuits challenging President Joe Biden's executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contractors, saying the president has the power to mandate the wage hike under federal procurement law.

  7. May 06, 2022

    20 Democratic AGs Say Biden Can Order Contractor Wage Hike

    President Joe Biden had the authority to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors to $15 an hour, Democratic attorneys general from 19 states and the District of Columbia told a Texas federal judge, urging the court to ax a lawsuit challenging the rule implementing the wage increase.

  8. May 02, 2022

    Biden Admin. Defends Federal Contractor Minimum Wage Hike

    The Biden administration has asked a federal judge in Texas to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi alleging the president acted outside the scope of his authority when he increased the minimum wage to $15 per hour for federal contractors.

  9. February 10, 2022

    Texas, Others Fight Federal Contractor Minimum Wage Hike

    Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi filed a lawsuit against the federal government on Thursday, alleging that the Biden administration acted outside the scope of its authority when it decided to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour for federal contractors.