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Biden to order $15-an-hour minimum wage for federal contract workers

By: - April 27, 2021 9:32 am

U.S. President Joe Biden signs executive actions in the Oval Office on Jan. 28 in Washington, DC. Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images.

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order Tuesday to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers to $15 an hour, according to senior administration officials.

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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