Category Archives: Regulations

Proposed DOL Rule Would Raise Minimum Wage

Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced a proposed rule raising the minimum wage for workers on federal service and construction contracts to $10.10 per hour. The rule implements President Obama’s Executive Order 13658, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors. … Continue reading

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DoD Holding Meeting on Counterfeit Electronic Parts Rule

The Department of Defense is hosting a public meeting to obtain the views of experts and interested parties in government and the private sector regarding further implementation of the requirement for detection and avoidance of counterfeit electronic parts. The meeting will … Continue reading

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DoD Finalizes Rule on Counterfeit Electronic Parts Detection

The Department of Defense will finalize its proposed rule to the Defense Federal Acquisition Supplement to add requirements for contractor counterfeit electronic part detection and avoidance systems. The DFARS Case 2012-D055 final rule, effective May 6, 2014, implements Section 818(c)(2), … Continue reading

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DoD Adds Requirements Contract Clause

On Monday, the Department of Defense is set to issue a final rule (DFARS Case 2012-D057) that amends the Defense Federal Acquisition Supplement to add a new contract clause, DFARS 252.216-7010, Requirements, and its alternate. The clause will be used … Continue reading

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GSA Proposes Expansion of Groups Eligible to Purchase from FSS

The General Services Administration today issued a proposed rule that would provide increased access to GSA’s Federal Supply Schedules. The rule would implement a number of statutory provisions to provide increased FSS access to: the American National Red Cross; other … 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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DoD Adds Performance-Based Payments Contract Clauses

On Monday, the Department of Defense is set to issue a final rule (DFARS Case 2011-D045) that amends the Defense Federal Acquisition Supplement to address performance-based payments. The rule provides detailed guidance and instructions on the use of the performance-based … Continue reading

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