Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order
By: Eric Poppe, Manager After over two years of waiting, guidance was published on August 25, 2016, to enact the Fair Pay and Safe Workplace, Executive Order 13673. Signed by President Barack Obama on July 31, 2014, the Order went into effect October 25, 2016 and has three distinct parts that impact Federal contractors: Part 1- Discusses and provides guidance on how an agency should consider any labor violations by the contractor when making contracting decisions, and requires the contractor to disclose certain labor violations. Part 2- Requires new paycheck transparency provisions for workers on Federal contracts that provide employees. Read More.