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Majority Of Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces Requirements Preliminarily Enjoined Nationwide
On October 24, 2016, a day before the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces final rule was set to take effect, a US district court in Texas preliminarily enjoined implementation of the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council rule...
United States
9 Nov 2016
Federal Contractors Beware: January 1 Brings New Paid Sick Leave And Minimum Wage Requirements
In 2015, President Obama signed Executive Order 13706 (EO 13706), granting federal contractor employees 7 days (56 hours) of annual paid sick leave, which includes paid leave for family care.
United States
10 Oct 2016
Final Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces Rule Still Imposes Substantial Burdens On Federal Contractors
The FAR Council and the DOL simultaneously released, on August 24, a final rule and accompanying guidance implementing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order signed by President Obama in July 2014.
United States
2 Sep 2016
Supreme Court Affirms Government Contractors Qualified Immunity
In a 6-3 decision issued on January 20, the Supreme Court affirmed in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, No. 14-857...
United States
25 Jan 2016
Dentons Litigators Discuss How To Minimize Government Contractor Lawsuit Risks
On November 2, Dentons litigators highlighted government contractor tort liability defense strategies at a 90-minute briefing co-sponsored by the Professional Services Council−The Voice of the Government Services Industry.
United States
16 Nov 2015
Government Contractor Industry Brief Urges Fourth Circuit To Reaffirm "Battlefield Contractor" Tort-Suit Defenses
The Al Shimari plaintiffs are Iraqi nationals who were detained and interrogated by the US military at Abu Ghraib prison during the opening months of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.
United States
6 Nov 2015
Former Abu Ghraib Detainees Appeal Political Question Dismissal Of Suit Against War-Zone Contractor
"The political question doctrine is a 'function of the separation of powers,' and prevents federal courts from deciding issues that the Constitution assigns to the political branches, or that the judiciary is ill-equipped to address."
United States
19 Aug 2015
Supreme Court To Review Class-Action Mootness And Derivative Sovereign Immunity Issues In Government Contractor Case
The US Navy awarded a contract to Campbell-Ewald Company to develop and conduct a mobile marketing campaign that included sending out a recruitment-related text message to about 150,000 individuals between the ages of 18-24.
United States
23 Jul 2015
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