Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Final Rule

On August 25, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) and Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council (FAR Council) published the final rule implementing Executive Order 13673 Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces in the Federal Register. Although the final rule officially takes effect October 25, 2016, full implementation will be phased-in as detailed below.   Contractor Disclosures:  Phased-In [...]

Mandatory Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractor Employees – Effective 1/1/2017

Compliance Alert  Executive Order:  Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contracts Effective Date:  January 1, 2017 Update:  On September 30, 2016, the Wage and Hour division of the Department of Labor (DOL) finalized this rule. The rule is complex, so we suggest contacting your employment attorney for additional assistance. On September 7, 2015, President Obama issued [...]