Labor Law 101: Bargaining with Your Employees’ Labor Representative: The Dos and Don’ts of Union Negotiations

Presented By Nichole Atallah and Sarah Nash Click here to view the recorded session. While many are familiar with the standard salary or benefit negotiation, negotiations with a Union are governed by a completely different set of rules. The NLRA places a number of restrictions on what companies can and can’t discuss. Know your rights and know your limitations before staring across the table.

Labor Law 101: SCA, DBA, and CBA’s – Where Labor Law and Government Contracting Collide

Presented By Nichole Atallah and Sarah Nash Click here to view the recorded session. What you don’t know, can really hurt you. From bidding to negotiations to price adjustments, understanding how labor laws influence government contracting can have huge implications for contractor business. Make sure you have the information you need before bidding on a contract with a unionized (or organizing) workforce.

What to Do When the Investigator Comes Knocking: Dealing with Subpoenas

Presented by Paul Mengel and Matt Feinberg Click here to view the recorded session. Given the country’s current social and political climate, there has been a significant public focus recently on, among other things, sexual harassment and sexual assault, public corruption, fraud against the Government, and the wage gap. Companies should therefore reasonably expect to become involved in some sort of investigation or private claim and, as a result, to receive a subpoena or other document request, whether from a state attorney . . . Read More

Using CTAs to Pursue GSA Schedule Opportunities – The Basics You Need to Know

Presented By Katie Flood and Julia Di Vito Click here to view the recorded session. Although the FAR provides a fairly generic definition of a Contracting Team Arrangement (CTA), the concept means something very distinct when applied in the pursuit of a GSA Schedule opportunity. Combining practical elements from both joint ventures and prime/subcontractor relationships, GSA provides contractors the opportunity to team together under a CTA umbrella in order for the contractors to combine their respective Schedule offerings in response to the . . . Read More

Employment Law for Government Contractors: Yes, It’s Different.

Presented by Nichole Atallah and Sarah Nash Click here to view the recorded session. As complicated as labor and employment requirements can be, the rules for government contractors are even more intricate. The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provides a roadmap for requirements that are unique to federal government contractors and includes provisions such as human trafficking prevention, service contract labor standards, sick leave, and affirmative action requirements. This webinar gives those dusty old FAR provisions new life and provides a simple framework . . . Read More

Mergers & Acquisitions – Overview of the M&A Process and Considerations for Government Contractors

Presented by Cy Alba and Jonathan Bush   Click here to view the recorded session.   As a business owner or key executive, at some point, you may consider whether the time is right to acquire another business, either its assets, including government contracts, or its equity, as a possible strategy to diversify your business. At another time, you may be considering whether to sell some of your company’s assets as part of an effort to divest yourself of business lines on . . . Read More

Pre-Award Protests

Presented by Michelle Litteken and Tim Valley Click here to view the recorded session. Drafting a proposal in response to a federal solicitation can be a challenging task. This process becomes even more difficult when the terms of the solicitation are ambiguous, restrictive, or simply incorrect. As a contractor, there are strategies you can employ to try to address these issues. One underutilized strategy is a pre-award protest challenging the terms of a solicitation. When used correctly, a pre-award protest could result . . . Read More

Navigating SBA’s “Present Effect” on Your Corporate Strategies

Presented by Jon Williams and Kimi Murakami   Click here  to view the recorded session.   Session Description: When looking to make an investment in or purchase a small business contractor, it is critical to understand the potential impact of your corporate strategy under SBA’s small business rules. SBA has a unique rule called the “present effect rule” which can create adverse consequences for mergers and acquisitions, stock options, and convertible securities – even before the transaction is finalized or the option . . . Read More

Unlocking the Secrets of Debriefings

Presented by Megan Connor and Julia Di Vito Click here to view the recorded session.  Session Description: You just received an unsuccessful offeror notice—now what? Do you have a right to a debrief? Should you file a protest right away? If the agency provides a debriefing, should you push for a debriefing in person, over the phone, or in writing? You may wonder what the agency can tell you about the procurement or when the debriefing will occur. Having a basic understanding . . . Read More