Executive Order — Fair Pay and Safe Workspaces: New contractor responsibilities and the continued expansion of labor law requirements
On 31 July 2014, President Obama signed an executive order titled “Fair Pay and Safe Workspaces,” which will require that contractors applying for certain new contracts in 20161 disclose all violations of certain workplace laws over the past three years. The order also provides that the commission of workplace law violations may preclude contractors from being awarded contracts. Accordingly, it is more critical now than ever for federal contractors to avoid employee-related violations.
New GSA Sales Reporting Rule Eliminates Onerous Price Reductions Clause and Commercial Sales Practices Disclosure Requirements for Participating Contractors
On June 23, 2016, GSA published a much anticipated final rule that amends the General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) to implement new transactional data reporting...24 June 2016
Stacy Hadeka and Allison Bender also contributed to this report.19 May 2016