Bloomberg Quotes Nichole Atallah: Trump Rescinds Obama Order Prioritizing Federal Contract Workers

On October 31, 2019, President Donald Trump rescinded an executive order issued by former President Barack Obama that put existing federal contract workers at the front of the line for jobs on the next contract. Executive Order 13,495 . . . required qualified workers on a federal service contract who would otherwise lose their jobs as a result of the completion or expiration of a contract be given the right of first refusal for employment with the successor contractor, according to a fact . . . Read More

Government Matters Interviews PilieroMazza’s Lauren Brier on JEDI Cloud Contract Award

Oracle’s bid protest criticizing the Pentagon’s procurement process for the $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud system contract could set the stage for future additional protests. On Sunday, October 27, 2019, Government Matters interviewed PilieroMazza ‘s Lauren Brier on the JEDI contract and its potential impact on federal procurement and the IT industry.  Ms. Brier, a member of the Firm’s Government Contracts Group , was joined by fellow panelists Stan Soloway, President and CEO of Celero Strategies and Roger Waldron, President of The Coalition . . . Read More