How Do Federal Government Contractors Deal With COVID-19 Problems

Government contractors, especially small business, should brace themselves for a bumpy ride when it comes to the future of COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic Problem. The Center for Disease Control (CDC)  has issued guidance about the pandemic. The information, however, does not resolve the storm of issues lurking for small businesses and… Read more »

Service Contract Act & Fringe Benefits

The McNamara O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA Contract) mandates that federal contractors and subcontractors performing services on prime contracts in excess of $2,500 must pay service employees in various classes no less than the wage rates and fringe benefits found prevailing in that specific locality, or the rates (including prospective… Read more »

Understanding Federal Cost Reimbursement Contract Types

Federal government contract types come in various forms. One of the most complex types is the cost-reimbursement contract. Federal courts have imposed False Claims Act liability for underbidding in cost-reimbursable contracts. United States ex rel. Loughren v. Unum Group, 613 F.3d 300, 310 (1st Cir. 2010). This kind of arrangement is somewhat… Read more »

Go Green Products and Federal Government Contract Purchasing

Green procurement policy is a government contracting initiative that goes undetected by many small businesses and large contractors. There are several federal “green procurement” programs that encourage green purchasing. There are several federal “go green procurement” programs that encourage green purchasing. They include: the Green Procurement Program (GPP)Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP),… Read more »