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|Recent Developments for Federal Contractors|
Peter R. Rich; Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC;
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 11, 2014Companies and individuals seeking to do business with the federal government have been targeted in the “year of action” promised by President Barack Obama. The President has taken steps to impose a number of additional labor and employment-related obligations on federal contractors in...
|New Executive Order Will Require Contractors to Disclose Labor Violations|
Lori Ann Lange; Peckar & Abramson, P.C.;
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 2014As part of his Year of Action, on July 31, 2014, President Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. The Executive Order will require contractors who are bidding on federal government contracts in excess of $500,000 to disclose their federal and state labor law violations, as...
|U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Rule to Collect Compensation Data from Federal Contractors|
Duane Morris LLP;
August 18, 2014, previously published on August 12, 2014On August 6, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule that would require most federal contractors and subcontractors annually to submit Equal Pay Reports on employee compensation to the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). The aim of the proposed rule is...
|The new Goods and Services Public Procurement Act|
Fernando García, Lorena Pavic; Carey;
August 15, 2014In July of 2003, the Public Procurement of Goods and Services Act ("Public Procurement Act") was issued. Its purpose was to unify the existing regulation of public procurement, protecting the principles of transparency and competition.
|Aren't We Done Yet? More OFCCP Reporting Requirements on the Horizon|
Joshua D. Prentice, Suzanne Sumner; Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP;
August 13, 2014, previously published on August 11, 2014On Aug. 8, 2014, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) issued a proposed rule that could require certain U.S. federal government contractors and subcontractors to submit an annual Equal Pay Report on employee compensation. The report would consist of summary data...
|Mississippi Coop to Receive FEMA Funds for Severe Weather Cleanup|
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 11, 2014The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved over $2.43 million in Disaster Relief Fund grants to be distributed to the City of Tupelo and the East Mississippi Electric Power Association to fund debris removal and utility repairs necessitated by tornadoes and severe weather that hit...
|Federal Contractors May Lose Contracts Because of Labor and Employment Law Violations|
Krista J. Sterken; Foley & Lardner LLP;
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 11, 2014And here we go again. We have noted that the National Labor Relations Board is aggressively expanding employee protections and organized labor opportunities, that the EEOC has decided to claim many common provisions of separation and settlement agreements are unlawful, and that the Obama...
|Another Hoop For Government Contractors: The Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order|
Jeffrey Miller, Laura D. Windsor; Williams Mullen;
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 8, 2014On Thursday, July 31, 2014, President Obama signed another in a series of recent Executive Orders targeting employment practices of federal government contractors and subcontractors. Under the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order (the “EO”), federal contractors and...
|OFCCP Will Require Contractors to File Equal Pay Report|
Linda Cavanna-Wilk, Karen M. Tyner; Ford & Harrison LLP;
August 12, 2014, previously published on August 11, 2014Executive Summary: Implementing the President's April 2014 Memorandum directing the Department of Labor to develop a data collection tool to advance the goal of pay equity, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) requiring...
|President Obama Issues Executive Order Aimed at Federal Contractors That Violate Labor Laws|
Duane Morris LLP;
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 7, 2014The Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order, signed by President Obama and released by the White House on July 31, 2014, is the latest in a series of recent directives on the employment obligations of federal contractors. It requires federal government contractors to disclose labor law...