The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council recently published its highly anticipated Final Rule regarding the so-called "blacklisting" procedures for federal contractors. What does this mean for employers?
On August 24, 2016, the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (FAR Council) released the final rule implementing the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order (EO),
The DOL has issued its long-awaited proposed rule to implement Executive Order 13706, which requires that covered federal government contractors provide employees with up to seven days of paid sick leave per year, including paid leave for family care.
On December 4, 2015, three federal agencies published final rules implementing the Executive Order establishing a minimum wage for contractors, and finalizing a statutory pilot program to enhance whistleblower protections for contractor employees.
As labor and employment legislation has stalled in a divided Congress, the White House has again turned to an executive order to impose new requirements on certain employers, this time with respect to paid sick leave.