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6 GovCon Industry Groups Ask Federal Govt to Delay Implementation of Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Final Rule

Six member associations of the Council of Defense and Space Industry Associations have asked the Obama administration to delay the implementation of a final rule that aims to ensure federal contractors’ compliance with labor laws. The industry groups wrote in a letter to the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council that the …

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Report: Ashton Carter, Industry Execs Hold ‘Closed-Door’ Forum

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and several industry executives met Tuesday to discuss how companies and the Defense Department can increase their collaboration, DoD Buzz reported Tuesday. Brendan McGarry writes more than 30 members of the Aerospace Industries Association, Professional Services Council and National Defense Industrial Association participated in the “closed-door” forum with Carter at AIA …

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Defense, Aerospace Trade Groups Urge Congress to Strike FY 2016 Bipartisan Budget Deal

Leaders from several defense and aerospace trade groups have called on Congress to begin negotiations on a bipartisan multi-year budget deal for fiscal year 2016 in order to prevent a continuing resolution that would extend current funding levels. In a letter published Monday on the National Defense Industrial Association website, executives from NDIA and …

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AIA: Gov’t Shutdown Delays Aircraft Certifications, Space Programs

The Aerospace Industries Association has said the federal shutdown interferes with aircraft inspection, manufacturing and certification processes, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday. Jill Aitoro writes the AIA, a trade group representing aerospace and defense contractors, urged the White House and Congress to work together to reopen the government. The organization …

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Supercommittee Fail: What They’re Saying

Reaction has poured in from the business and political communities regarding the congressional supercommittee‘s announcement Monday that it has failed to produce a deficit reduction proposal. Reaction from the business world primarily focused on the possibility of $600 million in additional defense cuts. “There is a mistaken notion floating around …

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