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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Minimum Wage Increase for Federal Government Contractors, Adjusting for Inflation

Earlier this year, President Biden issued Executive Order 14026, which increased the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors to $15. On September 29, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that the... Read More

October 4, 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
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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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Biden Administration Issues an Executive Order to Raise the Minimum Wage to $15 for Federal Contractors

On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order requiring federal contractors to pay a $15 minimum wage to hundreds of thousands of workers who are working on... Read More

April 28, 2021
4 min read