SOLUTIONS FOR GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS

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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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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DOL Announces 2022 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:   $4.80 per hour $4.41 per hour for EO 13706 contracts $2.04 per hour for... Read More

June 27, 2022
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US DOL ANNOUNCES PLANS TO HIRE 100 INVESTIGATORS TO SUPPORT WAGE AND HOUR INVESTIGATIONS

The U.S. Department of Labor announced plans to add 100 investigators to its Wage and Hour (W&H) Division team to support its enforcement efforts to protect workers on federal contracts.  The... Read More

March 1, 2022
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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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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
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Palmetto Goodwill Names GSA National as Corporate Partner of the Year

GSA National is both proud and honored to announce that we have been awarded Palmetto Goodwill’s Corporate Partner of the Year 2019. In place of an originally scheduled presentation at Palmetto... Read More

December 16, 2020
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The Advantages of Pooling SCA and Non-SCA Benefit Claims ‎Should Not Be Overlooked by Federal Contractors

There is a common misconception, often repeated by so called “experts” in our field, that is preventing many federal contractors from maximizing cost effectiveness in the allocation of H&W dollars... Read More

November 8, 2018
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