The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a minimum wage increase of $0.20 to $10.80 per hour to be paid to workers performing work on direct federal contracts and subcontracts covered by Executive Order 13658. Federally assisted contracts are not affected. The rate goes into effect on January 1, 2020.
Sets Salary Threshold of $35,568 per year
Texas and North Dakota Have Biggest Number and Percent Annual Job Gains, While Louisiana and Vermont Lag; Florida and Nevada Experience Largest One-Month Gains as Tennessee and Wyoming Have Worst Declines
Encourages Senate to Continue Work on WRDA reauthorization
AGC of America is offering a three-part webinar series to help construction employers navigate the complexities of marijuana, CBD, and opioid use in the industry.
Separate Pre-Conference Strategic Management Workshop October 9th
Cutoff for hotel reservations is Tuesday, September 17, 2019!
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