Pay & Benefits Watch

The Labor Department Seeks to Update Prevailing Wage Regulations

Department officials said this is the “most comprehensive review” of a contractor construction wage law in 40 years.

Part of Biden’s $15 Contractor Minimum Wage Order Was Temporarily Halted

“This ruling helps more than 40,000 companies like Arkansas Valley Adventures who provide seasonal recreational services on federal lands,” said an attorney for the plaintiffs.

Seven States Are Challenging Biden’s $15 Minimum Wage Policy for Contractors 

The White House asserted the president acted within his legal purview with the executive order. 

The Deadline is Here for Federal Contractors to Start Paying at least $15 an Hour

This comes as a “record number” of states and localities are increasing their minimum wages in 2022.