New Day New Wage for Federal Contractors

In 2015 the President issued Executive Order 13658 raising the minimum wage that all federal contractors must pay to $10.10 per hour. It is now a new day and a new wage is required. January 1st increase On January 1, 2016 that minimum wage increased to $10.15 per hour. If the contractor has tipped employees …

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Report Card on my 2015 HR Compliance Predictions

One year ago today I published Predictions for HR Compliance in 2015. Let’s see how I did in my predictions. Summary A quick summary of that post shows what I predicted: No new legislation dealing with compliance. While there has been a lot of state activity on minimum wage there has been no move in …

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Predictions for HR Compliance in 2015

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post today’s post is about my predictions for the coming year in the area of HR legislation and regulation. So let me pull out my crystal ball and begin. Legislation As we all know the Republicans took control of Congress with the midterm election in November. This means that when …

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Heads up! The minimum wage is now $10.10 per hour

We have seen the headlines. We have heard the news stories. We have seen the protests. It has happened, the minimum wage will increase as of January 1, 2015, at least for some workers. Federal Contractors It would be nice if there was one standard that all contractors had to conform to, but unfortunately that …

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