Executive Order Issued on Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors


On February 12, 2014, President Obama issued an Executive Order to raise the minimum wage for Federal contractors and subcontractors under certain contracts, as he had foreshadowed in this year’s State of the Union. The Executive Order sets forth the new wage rate, when it may take effect, and what contracts will be affected by this minimum wage increase.

Click here for a link to the full alert, which I co-authored with my colleague Meghan Doherty.