DOL Finalizes Increase to Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule that implements Executive Order 14026 to increase the hourly minimum wage for employees on federal contracts beginning January 30, 2022.

The rule applies in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and specified U.S. territories, and does the following:

President Biden’s Executive Order 14026 applies to new contracts, and renewals and extensions of existing contracts, beginning January 30, 2022.

For more information, contact Claiborne Guy at or 703-837-5382 or Jordan Howard at or 703-837-5368.