Congressman Lloyd Smucker’s Opposition to Labor Department Regulation: A Closer Look

In the realm of politics and policy, few issues are as contentious as those that bridge the gap between labor rights and economic policy. A recent development involving U.S. Representative... Read More

November 27, 2023
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DOL Increases Hourly Minimum Wage to $17.20 for Federal Contractors Starting January 1, 2024

The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued notice increasing the minimum wage for service and construction workers doing work on federal projects. Beginning... Read More

October 10, 2023
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The Davis-Bacon Act (DBA), sometimes referred to as Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (DBRA), is a federal labor law that applies to contractors and subcontractors engaged in construction or renovation projects... Read More

July 5, 2023
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No other employee benefits firm supports more benefits, more carriers, or provides more solutions to government contractors. GSA National provides unique solutions to government contractors facing the challenges posed by... Read More

November 2, 2022
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The Importance of SCA and DBRA Compliance and Review of Recent DOL Violations

With the Department of Labor wage and hour investigations on the rise under the Biden Administration, now is an important time to review your company’s SCA and DBRA compliance practices. GSA... Read More

July 2, 2021
3 min read

Juneteenth Federal Holiday / Guidance for Employers with SCA or DBRA Contracts

The House and Senate both overwhelmingly passed a bill this week to add Juneteenth to the list of federal holidays, and President Biden signed the legislation into law Thursday afternoon. ... Read More

June 18, 2021
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President Biden’s Nomination For WHD Signals Classification, Enforcement Push

President Biden’s recent nomination of David Weil to head the U.S. Department of Labor‘s Wage and Hour Division clearly mark his administration’s plans to restore worker classification rules and increase wage and hour... Read More

June 15, 2021
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Federal Contractor Minimum Wage Rises to $10.20

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced that effective January 1, 2017, the minimum wage to be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with Federal contracts covered... Read More

September 26, 2016
2 min read

The DOL Provides Guidance on How to Coordinate Fringe Benefit Requirements with the Affordable Care Act

Please feel free to share your thoughts and/or questions in the comments section of this blog below. Last week the Department of Labor (DOL) issued an All Agency Memorandum 220... Read More

April 12, 2016
5 min read

Recent DOL Violations and the Importance of Compliance

Compliance with the Service Contract Act and Davis Bacon and Related Acts is receiving more attention than ever from the Department of Labor (DOL). The DOL Wage and Hour Division’s... Read More

June 25, 2015
4 min read

The Importance of SCA Compliance and Recent DOL Violations

Department of Labor (DOL) wage and hour investigations continue to be on the rise in 2014. This trend serves our industry with an important reminder that now is the time... Read More

August 26, 2014
3 min read

The Importance of SCA & DBA Compliance and Recent DOL Violations

Recent years have seen a marked rise in Department of Labor (DOL) wage and hour investigations. With those efforts continuing, now is an important time to review your company’s Service... Read More

July 3, 2014
2 min read