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Executive Order Will Require Federal Contractors to Pay a $15 Minimum Wage

April 27, 2021


President Biden will sign an executive order on Tuesday directing federal contractors to pay a $15 minimum wage for their workers starting next year.

Shortly after coming into office, Biden directed his administration to work on this executive order, which was part a slew of actions aimed at empowering the federal workforce and providing Americans with economic relief. He said he hoped this would happen within his first 100 days, which ends on Friday, April 30.

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