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$15 Minimum Wage Rate Will Apply to New Federal Contracts

$15 Minimum Wage Rate Will Apply to New Federal Contracts

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a notice on Sept. 16 explaining new minimum wage rates for employees that perform work on or connected to federal contracts. The rate will increase to $11.25 an hour for existing contracts on Jan 1, 2022. Starting Jan. 30, 2022, the rate will be $15 for work performed […]

Today’s News & Commentary — August 5, 2021

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Today’s News & Commentary — August 5, 2021

Ongoing revelations surrounding New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s serial sexual misconduct while in office have lost the governor the support of organized labor.  Since Tuesday, a host of labor groups—including the Hotel Trades Council, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 32BJ, New York State United Teachers (NYSUT), the Retail, Warehouse, and Department Store Union (RWDSU), […]

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