Subcontracting alert: New penalties on horizon

June 1998
FoodService Director;06/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p34
Trade Publication
Reports that foodservice contractors doing business with federal government agencies could face heavy new penalties for failing to give preferential treatment to subcontractors owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals under a new law in the United States.


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