2019 Minimum Wage Increases for Federal Contractors

September 04, 2018

Effective January 1, 2019, minimum wage rates that must be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with federal contracts will increase. Federal contractors must pay covered workers at least $10.60 per hour, and covered tipped employees performing work on or in connection with covered contracts must be paid a cash wage of at least $7.40 per hour. Currently, the federal contractor minimum wage is $10.35 per hour, and the minimum amount covered tipped employees performing work on or in connection with covered contracts must receive is $7.25 per hour.