Department of Labor

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Complaint accuses federal contractor General Dynamics of failing to pay workers $100 million in wages

The complaint covers the period since 2013, when GDIT started a $4 billion, 10-year contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Continue reading

GAO upholds bid protest on Labor contract 

When the Labor Department went looking for a contractor to run its Job Corps center in Los Angeles, it eventually settled on a nearly $100 million contract to Management and Training Corporation, ending the center’s relationship with the YWCA, which had run the center for the past 52 years. Source: Joesph Petrillo: GAO upholds bid protest on Labor contract … Continue reading

Low-ball contracts hurt those who work to ‘support our troops’

Government officials often pay lip service to “supporting our troops.” But some of the people who literally do that vital work have just been badly shortchanged. Continue reading

Obama’s Sick Leave Order Survives, for Now

The order requiring federal contractors to provide paid sick leave went into effect more than three months ago. Continue reading

For CEOs with Government Contracts, Life is about to get Easier

Another piece of regulation introduced by the Obama administration has just been placed firmly on the chopping block. Continue reading

House and Senate Prepare to Undo Obama Contractor Rule

Leaders in both the House and Senate on Monday made good on past pledges and introduced a joint resolution to block former President Obama’s “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” rule that the Republicans call a “blacklisting” of legitimate federal contractors. Continue reading

US Department of Labor files employee pay discrimination suit vs Oracle

The US Department of Labor (DOL) said it has filed a lawsuit against Oracle, alleging pay discrimination practices against female, African American, and Asian employees. Continue reading

Why Google could be barred from U.S. government contracts

The complaint alleges that Google has repeatedly refused to provide the Labor Department with employee compensation records and other information as part of an audit designed to ensure the company isn’t discriminating against workers based on gender or race. Continue reading

ASBCA: Government Properly Terminated Contractor for Preliminary Finding of SCA Violation

The government can terminate a contract when the Department of Labor has made a preliminary finding of non-compliance with the Service Contract Act Continue reading

DOL Offers “Fair Pay” Preassessment–But Will Contractors Use It Willingly?

The preassessment program is designed to help contractors discover if they may have any trouble with their mandatory disclosures under the new Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order, which will take effect beginning on October 25. Continue reading