Wage and Hour Division September 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees
Document Number: 2019-20353
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-09-27
Agency: Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor is updating and revising the regulations issued under the Fair Labor Standards Act implementing the exemptions from minimum wage and overtime pay requirements for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees.
Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors, Notice of Rate Change in Effect as of January 1, 2020
Document Number: 2019-19673
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-19
Agency: Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Department of Labor
The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (the Department) is issuing this notice to announce the applicable minimum wage rate for workers performing work on or in connection with federal contracts covered by Executive Order 13658, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors (the Executive Order or the Order), beginning January 1, 2020. Beginning on that date, the Executive Order minimum wage rate that generally must be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with covered contracts will increase to $10.80 per hour, while the required minimum cash wage that generally must be paid to tipped employees performing work on or in connection with covered contracts will increase to $7.55 per hour.