New Wave of Pay Transparency Requirements Affects Employers and Federal Contractors

Click  here  to view the recorded session. A growing patchwork of state pay transparency laws is placing additional requirements on employers. At least five states and the District of Columbia have now enacted pay transparency laws requiring employers to disclose salary ranges in job postings, among other things. On the federal level, the FAR Council recently issued a proposed rule requiring federal contractors to disclose expected salary ranges in job postings as part of the Biden administration’s heightened efforts to boost . . . Read More

PilieroMazza Annual Review: What DOJ’s Annual FCA Report Means for Government Contractors

Click  here  to view the recorded session. The False Claims Act remains an effective enforcement tool for the Justice Department, obtaining judgments over $10 Billion in the last three fiscal years combined. While the FCA remains the primary vehicle for the government to recover funds obtained by fraud or a material misrepresentation, what trends and mitigation strategies should government contractors know now to better prepare for FCA enforcement in the future? Join  Matt Feinberg  and  Jackie Unger —attorneys from PilieroMazza’s  False Claims Act  and  Audits & Investigation teams —reveal key takeaways from . . . Read More

PilieroMazza Annual Review: Key Insights from Recent Bid Protest Decisions Reshape Strategies for Future Government Contractor Success

Click here to view the recorded session.  Bid protests play a crucial role in the federal procurement process. Whether you’re submitting a proposal, filing a protest, or defending your contract award, bid protest rulings can influence not just your current contract but also future outcomes and the broader award process. Decisions made in 2023 are no different. They have ramifications that extend beyond 2023, affecting aspects like submission deadlines and the burden of proof for protesters. 2023 decisions illustrate important considerations . . . Read More

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

Click  here  to view the recorded session. On December 14, 2023, the Department of Labor published a Final Rule implementing Executive Order 14055, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts, effective February 12, 2024. The rule establishes that when a service contract with the government expires and a follow-on contract is awarded, the successor contractor or subcontractor hires or offers the right of first refusal to the predecessor’s employees, preventing disruptions in federal services. The Final Rule contains a number of . . . Read More

Protecting Our Nation’s Data: Cybersecurity Compliance for Government Contractors

Click here to view the recorded session. In an era where digital threats are ever-evolving, ensuring the security of sensitive government data is paramount, especially for government contractors working on defense contracts. Join PilieroMazza’s  Cy Alba  and  Daniel Figuenick  for an insightful webinar exploring the unique challenges facing government contractors in safeguarding crucial data assets. You’ll learn valuable insights into the latest cybersecurity compliance requirements, helping to improve your ability to compete for contracts, as well as avoid contract termination and False Claims Act liability. . . . Read More

Navigating GSA Audits Compliance Strategies and Best Practices

Click here to view the recorded session. Join PilieroMazza’s  Cy Alba  and BakerTilly’s Leo Alvarez for an informative webinar on successfully navigating a GSA audit. Whether you’re a GSA contract holder or considering entering the federal marketplace, understanding GSA audits is crucial to maintaining compliance and ensuring your business thrives. Our panel will cover topics such as audit triggers, documentation requirements, common audit findings, and practical strategies to prepare for and respond to GSA audits. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights . . . Read More

Size and Status Recertification: What Is It and Why Does it Matter?

Click here to view the recorded session. Financial growth and success are important goals for every small business government contractor. Continuous growth, however, can cause your company to exceed the size standards attached to your small business set-aside work. Even as you maintain your size and status, your business must meet a host of representation and certification requirements to continue competing under SBA’s small business programs. Join Sam Finnerty, a partner in PilieroMazza’s Government Contracts Group, for a high-level briefing on . . . Read More

Cybersecurity for Government Contractors: Success Through Compliance Readiness

Click here to view the recorded session. Cybersecurity has been an important topic for many years now, yet the government has struggled with how to flow down cybersecurity obligations to its supply chain. The Department of Defense’s (DOD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is the highest profile example. CMMC 2.0’s goal has been to provide a comprehensive framework to protect the defense industrial base’s sensitive unclassified information from cyberattacks. Ever since the announcement of CMMC 2.0 in 2021, however, government contractors . . . Read More

Partnering to Win: Teaming, Subcontracting, Joint Ventures, and Mentor Protégé Agreements

Click here to view the recorded session. The unique regulatory landscape of government contracting makes it difficult for new or commercial businesses to enter the space and win prime contracts. Fortunately, the government has created several programs to assist companies looking to enter the federal market and expand their capabilities. This also allows larger, more established businesses to partner with and / or mentor newer companies in the space. There are, however, many requirements and regulations governing these types of arrangements. . . . Read More

Construction Roundtable: Top 4 Legal Risks for Federal Construction Contractors

Click here to view the recorded session. Construction firms face a myriad of legal risks throughout a project’s life cycle. From compliance obligations to managing disputes, don’t miss this insightful discussion on the top 4 legal risks facing contractors working in the federal space and a discussion on proactively facing those challenges. Leading the roundtable discussion are  PilieroMazza  attorneys  Jessica duHoffmann , Practice Group Chair of the  Construction Group , and  Nichole Atallah , Partner in the  Labor & Employment Group . They’ll cover: project management resources; subcontractor and supplier issues; wage . . . Read More