Tag Archives: contract clause

Interim Rule Establishes Minimum Wage for Contractors

Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-79 contains an interim rule that amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation to implement Executive Order 13658, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors, and a related rule issued by the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of … Continue reading

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Starting the Government Contracts Marathon…

In case you are not a member of NCMA or did not see the posts I had made to the Linked In groups before, I wanted to highlight a portion of the e-Newsletter sent out yesterday by NCMA.  The whitepaper … Continue reading

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Anti-Trafficking Provisions on the Horizon

In an Executive Order issued September 25 (effective immediately), President Obama has called for the inclusion of new provisions within the FAR.  These provisions are aimed at human trafficking – “defined in section 103 of the [Trafficking Victims Protection Act … Continue reading

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Video Blog #3 – Flowdown Clauses and Requirements

Government Contracting flowdowns were a HUGE topic for so long (and really still are), I think the video blog here is still a good brief resource.

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NCMA World Congress 2012 – What an Experience!

I have now been to 2 consecutive #ncmawc in Denver and Boston respectively and I am looking forward to November this year in DC and 2013 in Pasadena.  I find the hardest part of the day to be what session … Continue reading

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Best Practices to Reduce Risk Factors Related to Government Contracting – Part 2

This is the second part 2 of a 2 part blog about government contracting best practices to reduce business organizational risk factors.  Today’s is for large business.  You can find the other one related to small businesses here. I have been … Continue reading

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FAR 22.12 May Make a Comeback

In 2001, times were good. The economy was, relatively speaking, doing well. Unemployment, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, was rising slightly, but manageable (it went from 4.2 to 5.7 that year). In February of that year (with … Continue reading

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