Federal Contract Minimum Wage to Increase

The Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division announced that the minimum wage rate for workers performing work on or in connection with Federal contracts covered will increase to $10.35 per hour beginning January 1, 2018. Also to go into effect on that date will be the required minimum wage that must be paid to tipped [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Federal Contract Minimum Wage to Increase

New Obama Overtime Rule Nullified by Court

On August 30, 2017,  the same Texas court that in Nov 2016 postponed the implementation of the Obama administration's expansion of overtime formally nullified the implmentation of the new overtime rule. The court ruling stated that the previous administration overreached their authority when it significantly expanded the number of people covered by the rule. On [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|News|Comments Off on New Obama Overtime Rule Nullified by Court