The September 4, 2018 edition of the Federal Register will include the updated minimum wage rates that must be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with federal contracts covered by Executive Order 13658.
The OFCCP has issued a new directive instructing staff to take into account in their affirmative action and equal employment opportunity enforcement activities recent opinions and executive orders addressing religious freedoms.
In his first two speeches after taking over as Acting Director of the OFCCP, Craig Leen emphasized a commitment to the rule of law and promised to provide contractors with clear guidance and transparent enforcement processes.
On July 30, 2018, the governor of Puerto Rico signed Executive Order No. 2018-033, increasing the minimum wage for construction workers and requiring the use of project labor agreements in government-funded construction projects.