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Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
Ethics Laws and the Importance of Transparency for Public Officials
Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business With the Obama Administration
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In the coming weeks, the U.S. federal government is expected to release amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) that are intended to strengthen existing prohibitions against human trafficking by federal...more
On July 21, President Obama issued an Executive Order prohibiting federal government contractors from discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (“LGBT”) employees. The President directed the U.S....more
In this issue:
- Obama Signs Order Boosting Federal Contract Worker Rights
- DoD Issues Interim Rule to Amend DFARS Foreign Commercial Satellite Services (DFARS Case 2014-D010)
- Obama Administration...more
On September 26, 2012, the Department of Defense (DoD), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the General Services Administration (GSA) proposed revisions to the existing anti-human trafficking Federal...more
As retailers move closer to the end of the government fiscal year in September, ’tis the season for receiving government contracts. Federal agency budget authority for discretionary spending generally mandates that agencies...more
Companies increasingly face expectations that they will “know and show” that they are taking appropriate steps to manage the human rights impacts associated with their business activities. New transparency requirements on...more
The Government Contracts Quarterly Update is published by BakerHostetler’s Government Contracts Practice Group to inform our clients and friends of the latest developments in federal government contracting.
U.S. government contractors and subcontractors may need to comply with two new federal procurement rules proposed by the Obama administration to prevent the use of forced labor.
Affected companies should review and...more
On September 26, 2013, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council published proposed rules to implement new human trafficking compliance requirements on government contractors and subcontractors. President Obama signed...more
1. Final Rules Regarding the Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Obligations of Contractors and Subcontractors -
On September 24, 2013, the Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs...more
On September 26, 2013, the Department of Defense, General Services Administration and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration published a proposed rule in the Federal Register seeking to amend the Federal...more
The International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers’ Association recently published its Charter. This marks a critical step in the establishment of oversight and governance processes to operationalize the...more
How will the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act impact your business as a government contractor?
The recently passed National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 ("NDAA") includes a number of...more
December 2012 marks the beginning of a new compliance regime. California Attorney General Kamala Harris heads into the new year with a list of targets provided by the California Franchise Board, which identifies those...more
On September 25, 2012, President Obama signed a groundbreaking Executive Order designed to strengthen protections against trafficking in persons in federal contracting. Among other requirements, the Executive Order requires...more
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