Minimum Wage for Contractors Increased January 1, 2018

Beginning January 1, 2018, the Executive Order 13658 minimum wage rate is increased to $10.35 per hour (82 FR 43408). This Executive Order minimum wage rate generally must be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with covered contracts. Additionally,...

When are Volunteers Actually Employees?

On Sept. 26, 2017, A District of Columbia federal judge upheld a determination by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that an Arkansas-based company and its franchisees that operate children’s consignment sales around the country must pay its consignor/volunteers as...

National Apprenticeship Week

The Department of Labor is currently promoting the third annual National Apprenticeship Week to be held November 13 – 19, 2017.  National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) offers leaders in business, labor, education, and other critical partners a chance to express their...