Obama Flexes Imperial Muscles, Raises Federal Workers’ Pay

In what amounts to a preview of the future, President Obama is using an executive order to unilaterally raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers. The White House announced Tuesday that Obama will completely bypass Congress and sign an executive order to up the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. The wage will affect new federal contracts and will only affect existing contracts if other terms of those agreements also change. By raising the minimum wage, even for Read more […]