Category Archives: General

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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OFCCP Launches Community Resources Database

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has launched a new database to help government contractors find qualified workers with disabilities and veterans, and to assist contractors with establishing relationships with national organizations and local community groups that are available … Continue reading

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Navy Awards $1.38 Billion in Ship Construction Work

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., has funded two contracts for the construction of littoral combat ships. The first awardee, Lockheed Martin Corp., of Baltimore, Maryland, has received $698,911,656 in funding under a previously-awarded contract for the construction of … Continue reading

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