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Coalition of AGs Files Briefs in Support of Federal Contractor Minimum Wage

A coalition of 19 AGs filed amicus curiae briefs in cases in Arizona, Texas, and Colorado supporting U.S. Labor Secretary Martin J. Walsh, President Joseph R. Biden, Jessica Looman, Acting Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, and the U.S. Department of Labor and its Wage and Hour Division, in lawsuits challenging the Biden Administration’s…

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AG James Takes a Bite Out of Pizzeria Chain Over Alleged Wage Issues

New York AG Letitia James reached a settlement with corporate entities for three New York City-based Gotham Pizza restaurants and their owner Michael Shamailov to resolve allegations that Gotham Pizza failed to pay its employees the required minimum and overtime wages in violation of the Minimum Wage Order and New York labor laws.

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President Biden’s Minimum Wage Mandate Attacked by Three States

Texas AG Ken Paxton, Louisiana AG Jeff Landry, and Mississippi AG Lynn Fitch, sued President Biden and the Department of Labor to block the imposition of a $15 minimum wage for federal contractors through an Executive Order that took effect on January 30. The Complaint seeks to enjoin both the minimum wage regulation and a…

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Republican Attorneys General Sue to Halt Minimum Wage Increase for Federal Contractors

Texas AG Ken Paxton, Louisiana AG Jeff Landry, and Mississippi AG Lynn Fitch sued the Biden administration seeking to strike down an executive order and related Department of Labor final rule (the “Wage Mandate”) raising the minimum wage for all federal contractors to $15 per hour and mandating overtime wages for employees working more than…

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