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Past Labor Law Violations To Haunt Government Contractors

On August 5, 2014, the Federal Register published President Obama then-recently issued Executive Order 13673, which directs agencies to ensure that before they make award of a contract for more than $500,000 that they take steps to demonstrate that t… Read More
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Proposed Amended Rule Tightens the Noose on Pass-Through Contracts

Instead of making a contract award to a company that is planning on subcontracting out more than 70% of the work, the Government is going to require its Contracting Officers to stop and see if there’s a better way to do business. Outstanding! On Ju… Read More
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OMB Establishes Policy to Provide Prompt Payment to Small Business Subcontractors

On 11 July 2012, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a memorandum to all heads of Executive departments and agencies that establishes an Executive Branch policy to ensure that prime contractors are able to pay their small business subcon… Read More
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Recent Developments

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) needs more Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs) for its CIO-Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Small Business Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). Because a number of prior awardees… Read More

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GCARL started the year off with a victorious bang for a client, Alpha Transcription, in a “Bet the Company” protest. If Alpha Transcription lost it could have been devastating for them. The Transcription Services Industry and Market is hi… Read More

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