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President Signs Resolution To Undo Blacklisting Rule
On March 27, 2017, President Trump signed a joint resolution of disapproval (H.J. Res. 37) to block the rule implementing Executive Order 13,673, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces, otherwise known as the "blacklisting" rule.
United States
7 Apr 2017
A Win For Federal Contractors, Court Temporarily Enjoins Enforcement Of Key "Blacklisting" Rule Provisions
The main provisions at issue were slated to take effect on October 25, 2016.
United States
2 Nov 2016
Taking A Closer Look At The New Federal Contractor "Blacklisting" Obligations
While the Final Rule largely adopts the language contained in the May 23, 2015 proposed rule, it includes some key differences, which are discussed in more depth below.
United States
7 Sep 2016
Final Blacklisting And Contractor Paid Sick Leave Rules Slated For Late Summer Publication, According To Spring Regulatory Agenda
Although this election season may feel endless, there are only six more months until voters decide the next president and members of Congress.
United States
24 May 2016
DOL Issues Proposed Rule Implementing Paid Sick Leave For Federal Contractors
On February 25, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its long-awaited proposed rule to implement Executive Order 13706...
United States
3 Mar 2016
Final Rules On Overtime, Crystalline Silica, And Persuader Agreements Are Expected In The First Half Of 2016
On Friday, federal agencies released their Fall 2015 Regulatory Plans and Unified Agendas. These semiannual reports detail all agency rulemaking efforts at their various stages of development and implementation.
United States
23 Nov 2015
Executive Order Requires Federal Contractors To Provide Paid Sick Leave
On Labor Day, President Obama unveiled the latest executive branch action taking aim at federal government contractors.
United States
23 Sep 2015
President Signs Executive Order Mandating Paid Sick Leave For Federal Contractors, Says DOL Final Rule On Contractor Pay Transparency Is Imminent
The latest in a string of presidential actions targeting employers that do business with the federal government is a new Executive Order that will require federal contractors to provide their employers with paid sick leave.
United States
8 Sep 2015
Blacklisting Proposed Rule And DOL Guidance Could Have Serious Repercussions For Those Doing Business With The Federal Government
The new proposed rule and DOL guidance, if finalized in their present form, will impose multiple new obligations on government contractors and greatly increase the risks that such contractors will confront in performing services for the government.
United States
2 Jun 2015
Spring Regulatory Agenda Sets Forth New Deadlines, Proposals
In keeping with past practice, federal agencies released their spring regulatory agendas on the eve of a holiday weekend.
United States
26 May 2015
Senators Urge President To Issue "Model Employer" Executive Order
On Friday, May 15, 18 Democratic Senators sent a letter to President Obama calling for him to issue an executive order that would make the federal government a "model employer."
United States
18 May 2015
White House Meets With Business Reps on "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces" Executive Order
The White House held a "listening session" on the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order with major employer association representatives.
United States
14 Oct 2014
DOL Issues Final Contractor Minimum Wage Rule
The Department of Labor has issued its final rule implementing Executive Order 13658 (E.O.), which establishes a minimum wage of $10.10 per hour.
United States
2 Oct 2014
New "Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces" Executive Order Dramatically Increases Risks For Government Contractors
The White House has issued another Executive Order aimed at federal contractors, and it is the most sweeping order to date.
United States
4 Aug 2014
New Executive Order Targets Contractor Labor Law Violations
The White House has announced there will be yet another Executive Order (E.O) aimed at federal contractors.
United States
1 Aug 2014
Agencies Finalize Rule Governing Allowability Of Contractor Whistleblower Costs
Federal agencies adopted an interim rule establishing when a federal defense contractor or subcontractor can recover legal costs incurred in a whistleblower action.
United States
28 Jul 2014
Amendment In Defense Appropriations Bill Would Impact Contractors With FLSA Violations
The House passed the underlying funding bill, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for FY 2015 (H.R. 4870), on Friday, June 20.
United States
24 Jun 2014
President To Sign Executive Order Banning LGBT Discrimination For Federal Contractor Employees
President Obama will soon issue an Executive Order banning certain federal contractors from discriminating against their employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
United States
19 Jun 2014
House Subcommittee Hearing Examines New OFCCP Actions
The House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing on Wednesday to discuss recent Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) rules and other initiatives affecting federal contractors, subcontractors, and healthcare providers.
United States
6 Dec 2013
Rule Expands Cap On Compensation Reimbursements To Federal Contractors
The Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration have issued an interim final rule extending the cap on salary reimbursements to federal contractors to a larger group of contractor employees.
United States
15 Jul 2013
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