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Federal: Federal contractor minimum wage increases
January 1, 2017
On September 20, 2016, the United State’s Department of Labor issued the final rule increasing the minimum wage federal contractors must pay eligible employees. The new minimum wage is $10.20 ($6.80 for tipped employees). The new rules were issued pursuant to Executive Order 13658.
The new minimum wage takes effect on January 1, 2017.
For more information, read Final Rule for Federal Contractor Minimum Wage.