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Contractors acting as connective tissue to federal workers in wake of Irma and Harvey

Amid the 16,000 National Guard troops Florida activated, troops from U.S. Northern and Southern Command and Federal Emergency Management Agency employees, contractors are acting as the connective tissue between federal, state and local relief efforts. Continue reading

Alan Chvotkin: Contractors eyes reorganization rollout

When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson kicked off a reorganization with a speech to career employees, he followed that with a survey going to everyone. Source: Alan Chvotkin: Contractors eyes reorganization rollout – FederalNewsRadio.com

Obama’s orders protecting federal contract workers face reversal by Trump

Those same executive orders and presidential memorandums could be wiped out by the stroke of another pen, Donald Trump’s. Continue reading

New rule puts onus on contractors to tighten IT security

A new rule aimed at systems that store controlled unclassified information and classified information is one result of the White House’s 2010 executive order aimed at bolstering CUI protections. Continue reading

Signs of friction in contractor-government relations (GovExec)

Signs of friction in contractor-government relations – Contracting – GovExec.com – http://ht.ly/9iAUD Contractor relationships with federal auditors and contracting officers deteriorated somewhat during the past year as government agencies scaled back programs in an effort to reduce the budget deficit, according to a recent survey.