May 23, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

$15/Hr. Wage Hits Contractors Jan. 30

The new wage rule establishes a $15-an-hour minimum wage for federal contractors beginning Jan. 30, 2022. The new rule removes the “sub-minimum wage” that had been allowed for some contractor employees with disabilities and aims to eliminate the sub-minimum classification for tipped employees by 2024.

Carver Is VX-23’s New CO

Navy Cmdr. James Carver relieves Marine Lt. Col. Kevin Erker as commanding officer of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 23 after serving as the squadron’s chief test pilot since October 2014. Cmdr. Johannes Jolly assumed duties as VX-23’s chief test pilot.