Updated April 17, 2014
AAUW Take Action: President Obama Signs Minimum Wage Executive Order - President Obama signed an executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contractors to $10.10 per hour. This change will be effective on new contracts beginning in 2015 and will impact hundreds of thousands of workers. During the ceremony, the president reiterated his call for Congress to raise the federal minimum wage for all workers above its current level of $7.25 per hour. Tell President Obama that federal contractors should be able to discuss their new wages without fear of punishment.