Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – February 15, 2024

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Rule of Two Changes: OMB Memo Aims to Make Rule of Two Apply to Task and Delivery Orders and SBA’s Proposed Rules, Coming Soon, Will Shape the Future Procurement Landscape, PilieroMazza Blog,   Isaias “Cy” Alba, IVAnnie B. Hudgins On . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – February 8, 2024

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council Notice:  Small Business Size Rerepresentation On February 1, the General Services Administration, Department of Defense, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration published a Notice and request for comments about the . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – February 1, 2024

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Focus on SBA’s SBIC Program, Part 3: Demystifying the Intricacies of the SBIC Application Process, PilieroMazza Blog, Isaias “Cy” Alba, IVRobert Troiano The Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program is emerging as a powerful financial tool for small business . . . Read More

February 14 Deadline: Employers Must Inform Current and Former Employees of Void California Non-Competes or Face Unfair Competition Violations

Companies with California employees who are subject to non-competes have a fast-approaching deadline of February 14, 2024, to notify those individuals that these agreements are void or risk legal liability under a new California law.  While California has long been hostile to non-compete agreements and other restrictive covenants, the legislature passed an amendment to Section 16600 of the Business and Professions Code mandating California employers send written notice to current and certain former employees that their non-compete clauses or agreements . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – January 25, 2024

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Good News for Pandemic-Related Government Contract Claims: McCarthy HITT – Next NGA West JV, PilieroMazza Blog, Lauren BrierAnnie B. Hudgins On December 20, 2023, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (the Board) denied the government’s motion to . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – January 18, 2024

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council Proposed Rule: Limitations on Subcontracting Revisions On January 17, the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration published a Proposed Rule amending the FAR and . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – January 12, 2024

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS PilieroMazza Celebrates Promotion of Meghan Leemon and Lauren Brier, New Partners in the Government Contracts Group, PilieroMazza News, Meghan F. LeemonLauren BrierIsaias “Cy” Alba, IV PilieroMazza  is proud to announce that  Meghan Leemon  and  Lauren Brier  were promoted to Partner in the  Government Contracts Group , the Firm’s . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – December 21, 2023

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS H.R. 357, Ensuring Accountability in Agency Rulemaking Act, Passed House On December 12, the House passed legislation requiring the vast majority of rules issued by federal agencies to be signed and issued by a Senate-confirmed . . . Read More

Successor Government Contractor Hiring Obligations Change: DOL’s Long Awaited Nondisplacement Rule Effective February 12, 2024

On December 14, 2023, the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) published its long-awaited Final Rule , “Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts.” The rule defines service contractors’ latest obligations to offer certain incumbent employees a right of first refusal and implements the Biden Administration’s Executive Order (EO) 14055 , which PilieroMazza previously wrote about here . While previous iterations of the Service Contract Act’s (SCA) nondisplacement obligations may have been implemented, the Final Rule includes a number of heightened obligations and responsibilities . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – December 14, 2023

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Department of Defense (DOD) Proposed Rule: National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM); Amendment On December 13, the DOD published a proposed rule amending the NISPOM based on public comments received on a final rule . . . Read More