DOL Releases Proposed Rules to Implement $15 Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released a proposed regulation that is intended to implement President Joe Biden’s executive order that would initiate a $15 minimum wage for federal... Read More

August 3, 2021
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DOL Announces Increased Health & Welfare Rates for SCA-Covered Contracts

The Department of Labor has announced the following fringe benefit (Health & Welfare) rate increases for SCA-covered contracts:   $4.60 per hour $4.23 per hour for EO 13706 contracts $1.94 per hour for Hawaii... Read More

July 22, 2021
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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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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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DOL Announces Reduced SCA H&W Fringe Benefit Rate for SCA Contracts Governed By New Federal Paid Sick Leave Requirements

On July 25, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) released All Agency Memorandum #25 (AAM), which serves as the DOL’s annual announcement of the adjustment of the Health & Welfare... Read More

August 9, 2017
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Federal Contractors Must Provide Privacy Training

Effective immediately, federal contractors will need to comply with privacy training rules intended to ensure that their workforces protect personally identifiable information (PII). The rules also define PII as any... Read More

February 7, 2017
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DOL Issues Final Sick Leave Rule For Federal Contractors

This week, the US Department of Labor (DOL) released its final rule requiring federal contractors to give employees at least seven days of paid sick leave per year. The rule... Read More

September 30, 2016
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Labor Secretary Announces Upcoming Paid Leave Mandate For Government Contractors

At a recent roundtable hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor, US Labor Secretary Thomas Perez spoke briefly, applauding national business leaders such as Nestle global CEO Paul Bulcke and... Read More

May 6, 2016
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Department of Labor Releases Workplace Wellness Programs Research Report

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently published a report on Workplace Wellness Programs, an analysis of services offered, participation and incentives. Click here for the full report. The report focuses... Read More

May 6, 2015
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