Monthly updates on legal developments in the area of labor and employment law.
A Minimum Wage Increase Under Federal Contracts. The minimum wage will increase to $10.25 an hour on January 1, 2018, for federal contractors ($7.25 for tipped employees). This is part of a scheduled increase put in effect in 2015 by Executive Order 13658.
As a reminder, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised version of the Form I-9 in July 2017, which must be used beginning no later than September 18, 2017.