US Department of Labor: Delivering Value Consistent with Our Values

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August 24, 2016 2:30 PM

Over the last seven years, President Obama has been committed to building an economy where, if you work hard and play by the rules, you have a decent shot at success.

The Fair Pay Safe Workplaces final rule and guidance issued today rewards federal contractors who do just that – work hard and play by the rules – on behalf of the millions of Americans who work for them. This rule also benefits the responsible contractors – the vast majority of them – who are doing the right thing, so that they no longer have to compete for contracts with companies that do not. Contracting with the government is a privilege, not an entitlement; and we want to make sure that the companies enjoying that privilege comply with our nation’s laws and the values that underpin them. Continue...