Second Circuit Raises a Drawbridge to Chapter 15
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- Brown Rudnick Launches White Collar Blog
Increases in minimum wages: Who will benefit? Who will pay?
With a great deal of fanfare, President Obama signed an Executive Order entitled “Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors.” (The E.O. may be found here.) This order establishes a minimum wage of $10.10 for workers employed by contractors on Federal Government contracts effective January 1, 2015.
When you make your charitable contributions, remember your Uncle Sam
The Government needs help. It cannot balance its books. It spends more than it takes in. Maybe if we all contribute a little bit we can reduce that deficit.
Not so fast.
In an opinion issued on January 27, 2014, GAO said that the U.S. Treasury Department violated the voluntary services prohibition of the Antideficiency Act, 31 U.S.C. § 1342, by accepting the services of four individuals without pay. GAO explained that the voluntary services prohibition addresses the concern that the volunteers may later submit claims for compensation.