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President Obama has issued Executive Order 13706, Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors. The EO ensures contractor employees can earn up to 7 days or more of paid sick leave annually. The new policy brings contractor employee benefits in … Continue reading
Big news story today on two major government contractors. The deal is worth $9 billion. Lockheed Martin reaches deal to buy Sikorsky Aircraft | Marketplace.org. Lockheed press release. United Technologies press release.
The United States Supreme Court has agreed to review a government contracts case concerning set-asides for veteran-owned small businesses. The case is Kindgomware Technologies, Inc. v. U.S., No. 14-916. In a bid protest filed with the Government Accountability Office. Kingdomware, … Continue reading
The Supreme Court reversed the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit’s holding a qui tam False Claims Act action was timely, because the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act applies only to criminal offenses, not to civil claims. The Court also … Continue reading
The Department of Justice has announced that Gilbane Building Company will pay $1.1 million to resolve allegations that W.G. Mills Incorporated – a company with which Gilbane merged in November 2010 – violated the False Claims Act by creating a … Continue reading
The Department of Defense has announced that CGI Federal Inc., of Fairfax, Virginia, and DRS Laurel Technologies, of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services production units. CANES serves … Continue reading
The Department of Justice has announced that Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems has agreed to pay $27.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly overbilling the government for work performed by LMIS employees who lacked required … Continue reading