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Risk Prevention Strategies: Responding Effectively to Internal Workplace Complaints

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Government Shutdowns for Federal Contractors: Mitigating Damages and Managing Your Workforce

Once again, the specter of a government shutdown looms over the federal contracting community. The House just passed a continuing resolution that would extend federal funding through February 18, 2022, and avoid a government shutdown on December 3, 2021. However, it is unclear whether it will be passed by the Senate due to objections over federal vaccine and testing mandate funding. As a result, there is a possibility that the continuing resolution will not pass the Senate by the December . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – November 22, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS GSA Polaris and the New SCRM Requirements: Supply Chain Risk May Put Your Proposal at Risk, November 22, 2021, Cy Alba With the release of GSA Polaris around the corner, one looming issue remains: Contractors may lose out on an award or, perhaps worse, they may find themselves without . . . Read More

Risk Prevention Strategies: Avoiding Costly FLSA Missteps

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Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – November 10, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . LABOR & EMPLOYMENT COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing: Critical Implications of OSHA’s ETS for Federal Government Contractors, November 5, 2021, Nichole Atallah , Sarah Nash , Sara Nasseri , and Matt Stokes On November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published its long-awaited COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) for covered private employers, including . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – October 25, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . BUSINESS & TRANSACTIONS PilieroMazza’s GovCon M&A Team Advises MicroTech on Sale of Subsidiary Defined Technologies to Comcast Corporation, October 18, 2021 PilieroMazza is proud to announce that the Firm advised client MicroTechnologies, LLC (DBA MicroTech) in the successful sale of its subsidiary, Defined Technologies, to Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA). Leading the . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – September 30, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . LABOR & EMPLOYMENT New Vaccine Mandate Guidance Issued for Federal Contractors: 5 Things You Need to Know, September 27, 2021, Nichole Atallah , Sarah Nash , and Matthew Stokes On September 24, 2021, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force (Task Force) issued much-anticipated guidance (Guidance) regarding President Biden’s Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – September 23, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION “Let’s Get Surety” Podcast: Cy Alba and Matt Feinberg Discuss False Claims Act Implications in the Construction and Surety Industries, September 17, 2021, Cy Alba and Matt Feinberg Kat Shamapande, host of the podcast “Let’s Get Surety”, spoke recently with PilieroMazza’s Cy Alba and Matt Feinberg, partners in the Firm’s False . . . Read More

DOD Issues Class Deviation Making Limitations on Subcontracting Compliance More Uniform

As we previously wrote , the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) limitations on subcontracting (LOS) rule was recently revised to more closely mirror the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) LOS regulation. However, because the changes to the FAR do not account for more-recent revisions to SBA’s LOS rule, inconsistencies between the two sets of regulations remain. Recognizing this disconnect, the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council has released a memorandum authorizing civilian agencies to issue FAR class deviations to better align the FAR’s and . . . Read More

President Biden Issues Unprecedented COVID-19 Requirements for Private Employers and Government Contractors on National Scale

On September 9, 2021, the Biden Administration announced sweeping updates to its national strategy to combat COVID-19. The updates come less than a month after the Food and Drug Administration fully approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and as the country continues to experience a rise in COVID-19 cases. The plan, which still leaves a number of unanswered questions, including in certain cases a timeline for implementation, is available here . Below is PilieroMazza’s summary of key updates to the Biden Administration’s vaccination . . . Read More