Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – August 26, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . WEBINAR: Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Webinar Series: Password Protected: Essential Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Planning for Your Small Business, September 14, 2021, Anna Wright and Emily Rouleau . Read more here . WEBINAR: Exit Worth Celebrating – It’s Never Too Early to Plan for Your Exit, September 21, 2021, Cy Alba . Read more here . WEBINAR: Construction Webinar Series: DOT’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program: What Large and Small Construction Contractors Need to Know, September 23, . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – August 19, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . PilieroMazza is gearing up for the 2021 National 8(a) Alaska Regional Conference. If you’re attending, check in with our attorneys Peter Ford , Nichole Atallah , Dave Shafer , and Meghan Leemon at exhibit booth seven. We also invite you to check out Peter and Dave’s presentation “Acquisitions & Mergers” on August 24, 2021. See you there! WEBINAR: Recent Trends in COVID Vaccine and Mask Mandates for Employers, August 20, 2021, Nichole Atallah and Sarah Nash . Read more here . WEBINAR: . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – July 29, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . WEBINAR: Risk Prevention Strategies: The High Cost of Employee Misclassification—What Employers Should Know, August 4, 2021, Sarah Nash and Matthew Kreiser . Read more here . LABOR & EMPLOYMENT DOL Announces Proposed Rulemaking to Increase Wages for Workers on Government Contracts The Department of Labor (DOL) announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to establish standards and procedures to implement and enforce Executive Order 14026, “Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors,” (EO), which was signed by President Biden on April . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – July 2, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . WEBINAR: Latest Developments with the HUBZone Program, July 21, 2021, Jon Williams . Read more here . WEBINAR: Risk Prevention Strategies: Legal Considerations in Crisis Management – Planning, Mitigation, and Recovery, July 28, 2021, Matt Feinberg and Megan Benevento . Read more here . LABOR & EMPLOYMENT DOL Announces Proposed Rulemaking to Protect Tipped Workers, Clarify Use of the Tip Credit The Department of Labor (DOL) announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to withdraw and re-propose one portion of the Tip Regulations Under . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – June 24, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . PilieroMazza Partner Jon Williams Testifies at Congressional Hearing on CMMC, June 24, 2021 PilieroMazza is pleased to announce that Jon Williams , a Partner on the Firm’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Team and Chair of the Government Contracts Group , testified at a hearing on June 24, 2021, at 10:00 AM ET before the Congressional Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Regulations. The hearing—which focused on matters concerning Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)—was entitled “CMMC Implementation: . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – June 4, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . WEBINAR: Missteps in the Bid Protest Process: War Stories from the Trenches, June 9, 2021, Katie Burrows and Timothy Valley . Read more here . WEBINAR: Federal Small Business Programs—A Primer for Government Contractors, June 15, 2021, Peter Ford and Lauren Brier . Read more here . WEBINAR: Government Contractors: Keys to Making Your Company an Attractive Acquisition Target, June 16, 2021, Cy Alba and Kathryn Hickey . Read more here . WEBINAR: Return to Work: Employer-Mandated COVID-19 Vaccination Policies and Accommodating Employee . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – May 19, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . WEBINAR: Risk Prevention Strategies: Responding Effectively to Internal Workplace Complaints, June 1, 2021, Nichole Atallah and Matt Kreiser . Read more here . WEBINAR: Missteps in the Bid Protest Process: War Stories from the Trenches, June 9, 2021, Katie Burrows and Timothy Valley . Read more here . WEBINAR: Federal Small Business Programs—A Primer for Government Contractors, June 15, 2021, Peter Ford and Lauren Brier . Read more here . WEBINAR: Return to Work: Employer-Mandated COVID-19 Vaccination Policies and Accommodating Employee Disabilities and . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – May 6, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . COVID-19 Client Resource Center: To access resources for businesses navigating the COVID-19 crisis, we invite you to visit PilieroMazza’s “ COVID-19 Client Resource Center .” Contact covid19@pilieromazza.com for immediate assistance. GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS SBA Extends the HUBZone Map Freeze to June 30, 2023, May 5, 2021, Jon Williams and  Anna Wright Today, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a direct final rule extending the HUBZone map freeze from December 31, 2021, to June 30, 2023.  The direct final rule (available  here . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – April 29, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . COVID-19 Client Resource Center: To access resources for businesses navigating the COVID-19 crisis, we invite you to visit PilieroMazza’s “ COVID-19 Client Resource Center .” Contact covid19@pilieromazza.com for immediate assistance. LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION Return to Work: Employer-Mandated COVID Vaccination Policies and Accommodating Employee Disabilities and Religious Beliefs, April 23, 2021, Matthew Kreiser With over 50% of the adult population in the United States having received at least one dose of a vaccine to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID), . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – April 21, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . WEBINAR: The First 100 Days: Deciphering Key Provisions in the Buy American Act for Government Contractors, April 27, 2021, Jackie Unger and Anna Sullivan . Read more here . COVID-19 Client Resource Center: To access resources for businesses navigating the COVID-19 crisis, we invite you to visit PilieroMazza’s “ COVID-19 Client Resource Center .” Contact covid19@pilieromazza.com for immediate assistance. GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS SBA Pivots to Say HUBZone Firms in Redesignated QDA Cannot Maintain 10-Year Principal Office Eligibility Through Long-Term Investment, April . . . Read More