PROTECTION FOR F/S CONTRACTORS
- Subcontracting alert: New penalties on horizon. // FoodService Director;06/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p34
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.
- Bill on Integrity and Business Ethics of Contractors Introduced in House. Dees, C. Stanley // Contract Management;May2003, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p64
Reports on the introduction of the bill in the U.S. House of Representatives regarding requirements of integrity and business ethics of federal contractors by Representative Albert Wynn. Sections that will be amended upon enactment of the bill; Additional rules included in the bill that govern...
- Government Contracting: Look Before You Leap! Marcinko, Tom; Foote, Bill // Disclosures;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p10
The article focuses on the issue concerning government contract accounting in Virginia. It mentions that several government contractors are established in the state. It notes the relevance of government contracting to the state's economy, particularly during the global financial recession. It...
- False Claims Act Liability - Not for government... Craven, Donald B.; Huffman, Robert K.; Tuite, James P.; Banta, Carol J. // Corporate Legal Times;Feb98, Vol. 8 Issue 75, p69
Focuses on the False Claims Act (FCA). Provision of the legislation; Background on the passing of the legislation; How the legislation affects government contractors; Importance of the legislation.
- FINAL EDITION. Dees, C. Stanley // Contract Management;Jun2005, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p52
Reports on various U.S. government developments with regards to contract management. Senate bill which creates a Deputy Secretary of Defense to oversee DOD business management; Senate bill to require competition in certain executive agency procurements; House and Senate bills which require air...
- Lawmakers tell BP to ax health firm under fire. Pecquet, Julian // Hill;6/30/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 76, p15
The article reports on the move of U.S. lawmakers to convince the BP PLC to stop the employment of the private contractor Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health (CTEH) because of its questionable background.
- Government Contracting Scrutiny: A Commission's Report and FERA Significantly Increase the Potential Exposure of Government Contractors to Enforcement Action. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2009 Q3, Special section p1
The article looks at how the Interim Report on contingency contracting released by the U.S. Commission on Wartime Contractin in Iraq and Afghanistan and the enactment of the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act (FERA) increases the potential enforcement action against contractors. The three...
- White House WARNing on fiscal cliff: Don't jump. // HR Specialist: North Carolina Employment Law;Nov2012, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p5
The article reports that the U.S. government has ordered contractors to delay the issuance of layoff notices required by the Work Adjustment and retraining Notification (WARN) Act for the hope that they can find an alternative to the cuts once the aftermath of the 2012 election has passed.
- Foreign. // Finance Week;3/22/2004, p5
Reports that the U.S. Department of Defense has withheld payments it owes Halliburton Co. for its supply of meals to U.S. troops in Iraq in March 2004.