No Satisfaction – or at Least Mixed Emotions – with the D.C. Circuit in Stop This Insanity

No Satisfaction – or at Least Mixed Emotions – with the D.C. Circuit in Stop This Insanity

Besides choosing the wrong Rolling Stones song to quote in a campaign finance opinion – “Salt of the Earth” from Beggars Banquet would have been better, with its references to “stay at home voters” and “gray suited grafters” – there was a lot that the D.C. Circuit got wrong in Stop This Insanity Inc. Employee Leadership Fund v. FEC.

More Forms Ahead for Contractors On “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces”

More Forms Ahead for Contractors On “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces”

Contractors will have more forms to fill out, and possibly some explaining to do, when the recently issued Executive Order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces is fully implemented in 2016. The Executive Order requires offerors to disclose whether they have been found to have violated, within the past 3 years, any of 14 different labor laws.

Defense Panel Calls for Base Closures, Shifting DoD Budget to Boost Active Duty Force, R&D and Procurement

By | Public Policy Bulletin | August 4, 2014

A congressionally mandated report from the National Defense Panel, 10 members appointed by the House and Senate Armed Services Committee, paints a gloomy picture of the impact of current force cuts and advocates for base closures, reducing the growth in military health care spending, and cutting DoD civilian and contractor positions. 

President Obama Signs Executive Order Addressing Contractors’ Employment and Labor Practices

Last week, President Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order, which imposes additional disclosure and compliance obligations on federal government contractors.  The executive order will govern federal procurement contracts valued at more than $500,000.