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The Face Of DOL Is New, The Name Is Not; Trump Picks Scalia For Secretary Of Labor
This past Thursday, President Donald Trump announced that he would nominate Eugene Scalia to be the next secretary of labor.
United States
30 Jul 2019
NIST Proposes Enhanced Security Requirements For Certain Government Contractors
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced proposed changes to NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-171, Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations.
United States
8 Jul 2019
Workplace Posters – Maintaining Compliance With A Moving Target
While employment law often makes headlines, workplace poster compliance is not typically among the featured topics.
United States
18 Jun 2019
Supreme Court Maximizes Statute Of Limitations For Relators Suing Under The False Claims Act
Health care providers, government contractors, and others who receive money from the federal government are at greater risk of suit under the False Claims Act (FCA),
United States
17 Jun 2019
Two Department Of Labor Agencies Announce Recent Developments: EEOC And OFCCP
On Friday, February 22, 2019, the OFCCP announced that it is on schedule to post its next set of Corporate Scheduling Announcement Lists (CSALs) in the department's FOIA Library next month.
United States
5 Mar 2019
Can The Government Challenge Patents Via AIA Proceedings? — Return Mail Gets Cert.
Return Mail, Inc. has persuaded the Supreme Court to grant cert. to decide whether the government is a "person" who may petition to institute AIA proceedings.
United States
6 Nov 2018
Recent OFCCP Activity Signals Greater Transparency And Collaboration For Federal Contractors
In response to town hall meetings held late last year, the OFCCP has taken a number of actions geared toward addressing some of the contractor concerns discussed during those meetings.
United States
4 Oct 2018
IRS Issues Transitional Guidance Regarding The New "Restitution" Tax Deduction That Affects False Claimes Act And Other Government Settlements And Judgments
Effective immediately, a settlement agreement or a judgment with the government must set forth the specific amount of restitution, remediation of property, or monies paid to come into compliance with...
United States
11 Apr 2018
Top Labor And Employment Issues In Automotive To Watch In 2018
Although the Trump administration made a mark on labor and employment policy at the federal level in 2017, employers can expect greater movement in 2018 once more of Trump's ...
United States
5 Feb 2018
OFCCP Offers Limited Compliance Relief For Federal Contractors In Wake Of Recent Hurricanes
In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)...
United States
17 Oct 2017
Privacy Training Requirements For Federal Contractors
These changes reflect that security and privacy are crucial elements of a comprehensive, strategic, and continuous risk-based program in Federal agencies.
United States
25 May 2017
Time To Review Internal Confidentiality Agreements
Effective January 19, 2017, pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clause 52.203-19, Prohibition on Requiring Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements or Statements,
United States
10 Mar 2017
Government Contracts: Advantages For Small Business Concerns
Linda McMahon, former chief executive officer of World Wrestling Entertainment, was confirmed by the Senate on February 14, 2017, to lead the Small Business Administration (SBA).
United States
6 Mar 2017
Uncle Sam Wants You! (To Provide Employee Compensation Data)
A new lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) demonstrates how dogged the government can be in trying to obtain and review employers' compensation data.
United States
20 Jan 2017
The DOL's New Rx For Federal Contractor Employees
The DOL issued a final rule on September 29, 2016, which will mandate up to seven days of paid sick leave for covered workers.
United States
24 Oct 2016
The DOL's New Rx For Federal Contractor Employees
The federal rule requires employers to provide at least one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours of work, up to at least 56 hours per calendar year.
United States
19 Oct 2016
IRS Publishes New Management Contract Safe Harbors For Property Financed With Tax-Exempt Bonds
On August 22, 2016, the IRS released Rev. Proc. 2016-44, which provides new guidance on the treatment of "management contracts" for purposes of the restrictions on use of property financed with tax-exempt bonds.
United States
2 Sep 2016
Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces Executive Order Moving Forward And The NLRB Is On Board
In preparation for the eventual implementation of the executive order, on July 1, 2016, the National Labor Relations Board published a memorandum describing what steps it will take to report on alleged unfair labor practices.
United States
15 Jul 2016
Moving Away From The "Mad Men" Era: The OFCCP Updates Its Sex Discrimination Guidelines
Yet employers should focus on the OFCCP's broad interpretation of sex discrimination as there may be additional implications.
United States
22 Jun 2016
Reduced Risk Through Commercial Item Contracting
Entering into business with the U.S. Government provides companies, including those in the automotive industry, with the opportunity to expand their business base, with tremendous potential.
United States
6 Jun 2016
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