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Join Crowell & Moring for a Webinar on the New “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Proposed Rule and Guidance

Posted in Employment, Ethics & Compliance, Labor, Reporting and Disclosure, Responsibility, Small Business
Please join us on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., as Crowell & Moring presents the webinar, “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Proposed Rule and Guidance: What You Need to Know.” On May 28, 2015, the Obama Administration published the highly-anticipated proposed FAR rule and proposed DOL guidance implementing the Fair… Continue Reading

OMB and DoL Direct Agencies to Appoint Labor Compliance Advisors Pursuant to “Fair Pay” EO

Posted in Employment, Ethics & Compliance, Labor, Responsibility, Suspension & Debarment
On March 5, OMB and DoL circulated a Memorandum to federal agencies regarding the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order (previously discussed here, and here), providing “guidance” with respect to the Labor Compliance Advisor role created by the EO, and directing agencies to designate within 90 days a senior-level official to serve as LCA. … Continue Reading

FAPIIS — The Government’s Collection Of Information Via CCR Is Causing Questions And Uncertainties

Posted in Reporting and Disclosure, Responsibility
We have previously provided information about the final FAR Rule implementing the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System, known as FAPIIS. This Rule, which became effective on April 22, 2010, requires many government contractors to provide certified disclosures pertaining to certain administrative, civil, and criminal proceedings. The Government is collecting this information via a series… Continue Reading

Join us for a webinar about new disclosure requirements

Posted in Reporting and Disclosure, Responsibility
On Thursday, May 6, from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET, please join Angela Styles, Shauna Alonge, Amy O’Sullivan and Peter Eyre from Crowell & Moring’s Government Contracts Group for an in-depth discussion of the final rule amending the FAR to implement the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System, known as FAPIIS. As discussed in… Continue Reading

FAPIIS — Significant New Disclosure Requirements (And Many Unanswered Questions)

Posted in Reporting and Disclosure, Responsibility
Tomorrow – April 22, 2010 – is the effective date of the final FAR Rule (.pdf) implementing the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System, known as FAPIIS. If the expected value of a contract (or grant) exceeds $500,000, agencies must insert a new implementing clause (FAR 52.209-7) that requires certified disclosures from contractors pertaining to certain… Continue Reading