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Premature Implementation of New Sick Leave Requirement Could Cost You Contract Price Adjustments

You’ve probably heard by now that President Obama announced an executive order on Labor Day requiring government contractors to give workers sick leave in addition to vacation and fringe benefits already required by the Service Contract Act and Davis Bacon Act. That executive order would entitle employees of government contractors to earn up to 7 […]

The Long Walk to … Lunch

Does a “walkable 1/2 mile” extend to 0.6 miles?  Is a BBQ stand properly considered an “eating facility” – even if it does not have any place to sit?  How about a takeout place with only six tables?  A GSA contracting officer answered each of these questions affirmatively when selecting a proposal for a building […]