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Defense Analysts Anticipate Little Impact From ‘Buy American’ Executive Order

The President issued an executive order April 18 ordering federal agencies to purchase American-made products to the maximum extent possible, and review their contracting policies and processes in this regard. 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

Executive order aims to rein in foreign contractor spending

In a move it says will boost manufacturing and skilled labor at home, the White House previewed an executive order that will make it tougher to obtain foreign contracting waivers and H-1B visas. Continue reading

‘Buy American’ Order Draws Mixed Reviews from Contractors

the order taps procurement specialists to propose contracting reforms to be assembled over 220 days Continue reading

LGBTQ Advocates Say New Executive Order Makes Them Vulnerable to Discriminations

The executive order revokes key components of the Obama administration’s previous executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or identity, gay rights advocates say. Continue reading

White House prepping government reorg executive order

The White House is preparing a new executive order to require agencies to plan and suggest ways to reorganize the government. Continue reading

Trump Signs Executive Order to Curtail Regulations

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday aimed at slashing federal regulations to help businesses, the latest in a string of presidential directives he has unveiled in his first 10 days in office. Continue reading

Trump Won’t Repeal Obama’s Order Prohibiting Contractor LGBTQ Discrimination

President Donald Trump won’t repeal former President Obama’s 2014 Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. 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

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