The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) both administers and enforces the following three equal employment opportunity laws: (1) Executive Order 11246; (2) Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; and (3) Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA), as amended. These aforementioned laws forbid employment discrimination and mandate that federal contractors implement Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs) that … [Continue reading] about The OFCCP’s New Contractor Portal: Here is What Federal Contractors and Subcontractors Ought to Know
President Biden’s long-awaited Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was passed by Congress and signed into law in November 2021. While the new law brings about new sources of revenue and opportunities for contractors, particularly those involved in … [Continue reading] about Biden’s Infrastructure Funding Comes with Strings Attached
The Department of Defense (DoD) recently announced it will be revamping the nascent Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program pending two separate rulemaking processes. As detailed below, the DoD will be updating “the program … [Continue reading] about Department of Defense Suspends the CMMC Pilot Program And CMMC Requirements In DoD Solicitations Pending Major Changes For CMMC 2.0
On May 12. 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order aimed at improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity by curtailing data breaches and malicious cyber campaigns. The Order comes in response to a number of recent cybersecurity incidents, including a … [Continue reading] about Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity: Biden Implements New Reporting Requirements on IT Government Contractors
On March 31, 2021 President Biden unveiled his American Jobs Plan in the form of two massive spending and tax proposals. Policy makers in Washington are actively debating and preparing to legislate based on these proposals. The first proposal, … [Continue reading] about Is There a Road Forward for Biden’s Infrastructure Plans?