Tag Archives: Contractors

Report: Government Furloughs, Sequestration Hurting Contractors

Government contractors are encountering the effects of sequestration as national and state agencies reduce spending on various products and services, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jack Moore writes that executives said their companies are trying to develop business plans and strategies to cope with federal budget uncertainties. The article says …

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Alan Chvotkin: ACA to Change Contract Costs and Bidding Process

Alan Chvotkin, Professional Services Council vice president and general counsel, expects the Affordable Care Act to influence the pricing and bidding process of future contracts, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Melissa Dawkins writes one reform that the ACA will introduce is the “full-time” requirement for employees to work 30 or …

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Contractor Roles Restricted Under DoD Furloughs, Official Says

The Defense Department’s assistant secretary for readiness and force management has reminded defense managers to avoid using contractor and military personnel to fill in spots held by furloughed civilians, GovExec reported Monday. Charles Clark writes furloughs are slated to start July 8 and quotes Frederick Vollrath as saying any attempt …

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Army Memo Outlines Employee Furlough Exemptions

A new memo from the U.S. Army aims to provide its civilian employees more details on how the branch will furlough workers, Washington Post reports. Foreign-born employees deployed overseas, top political appointees and employees in combat zones are among those exempt from the furloughs, Eric Yoder reports. Exceptions also include …

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