Category Archives: General

Government Recovered Nearly $6 Billion from False Claims Cases

The Justice Department has announced that the federal government recovered $5.69 billion from False Claims Act cases in fiscal year 2014. According to a DOJ press release, this is the first annual recovery to exceed $5 billion. Although mortgage, housing … Continue reading

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Samsung Pays $2.3 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

The Department of Justice has announced that Samsung Electronics America Inc. has agreed to pay $2.3 million to resolve allegations that it caused the submission of false claims for products sold on General Service Administration Multiple Award Schedule contracts in violation of … Continue reading

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OFCCP Proposes Equal Pay Reporting Requirements

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs today issued a notice of proposed rulemaking, which seeks to amend regulations implementing Executive Order 11246, Equal Employment Opportunity. Current OFCCP regulations require all private sector employers with 100 or more employees, and … Continue reading

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President Signs EO Banning LGBT Discrimination by Contractors

President Obama signed an executive order yesterday banning discrimination against LGBT employees by federal contractors. The new EO amends EO 11246 to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of categories of contractor employees protected from discrimination and the list of … Continue reading

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Chief Acquisition Officers Council Annouces Open Dialogue on Improving Federal Procurement

The General Services Administration’s Office of Federal Procurement Policy announced today that the Chief Acquisition Officers Council is conducting an open dialogue to discuss improvements to the federal acquisition process. According to OFPP, the dialogue is part an ongoing effort … Continue reading

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Order Prohibits Retaliation for Disclosing Compensation Information

President Obama today signed an Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from retaliating against employees who choose to discuss their compensation. The order is designed to promote economy and efficiency in federal procurement and to reinforce the civil rights laws that … Continue reading

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Former Navy Contractor VP Pleads Guilty to Bribery Charges

The Department of Justice has announced that a former vice president of a Chesapeake, Virginia, government contractor pleaded guilty to conspiracy to pay bribes to public officials in exchange for favorable treatment in connection with government contract work. According to a … Continue reading

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