DOL Announces $11.25 Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors

09/20/2021 8:05 AM | Alex Clark

The U.S. Department of Labor today issuedFederal Register notice announcing an annual update to the current Executive Order 13658 minimum wage for workers performing work on or in connection with covered contracts.

In 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13658, “Establishing a Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors,” which established a minimum wage rate for certain federal contractors that is adjusted annually based on inflation. As announced in today’s Federal Register notice, the Executive Order 13658 minimum wage rate will increase from $10.95 to $11.25 per hour effective Jan.1, 2022. The new rate must generally be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with covered contracts.


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