- To discuss issues facing rural outfitters in light of Executive Order 13658 and to examine solutions to this unique problem.
- In February 2014, the President issued Executive Order 13658, which established a new $10.10 per hour minimum wage for contractors with the Federal Government.
- EO 13658 also applies to “contract-like instruments” defined in Department of Labor guidance to include permits involving guides and outfitters operating on federal lands.
- This order may have a significant impact on businesses operating a river rafting, hiking, fishing or hunting service on public lands.
Witnesses and testimonies
|Honorable Chris Stewart||United States Representative||Utah||Panel 1||Document|
|David L. Brown||Executive Director||America Outdoors Association||Panel 2||Document|
|Michael Lazzeri||Assistant Administrator for Government Contracts||United States Department of Labor||Panel 2||Document|
|Mike Cottingham||Owner||Wilderness Ventures||Panel 2||Document|