Labor Dept. Sets Forth New Requirements for Government Contractors

By Carol L. O’Riordan In late August 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor issued final rules that will have an effect on affirmative action obligations for all federal contractors and subcontractors in two areas: the recruitment, employment, promotion, training, and accommodation of (1) individuals with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 503, and (2) identified […]

Can a D.C.-Area Zip Code Help Government Contractors Get Work?

TerraGo, a company with fewer than 100 employees worldwide, recently announced that it will relocate its headquarters to the D.C. area from Atlanta. TerraGo provides location intelligence and geospatial information for defense and intelligence agencies and other government agencies. Why would a company want to do that? What perceived advantage does that give a defense […]

SBA Tightens Rules on Misrepresentation of Status for Government Contracts

Contractors seeking to obtain or maintain small business status need to be aware of some upcoming changes to Small Business Administration regulations. As part of an SBA initiative to reduce instances of ineligible firms receiving contracts under small business set-asides or preferences, the SBA has released and will soon implement new rules designed to facilitate […]