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House Lawmakers Call for Contractor Back Pay in Appropriations Bill

A group of House lawmakers called on the House Appropriations Committee to include a provision to compensate federal contractor workers for their lost wages in upcoming funding measures as the result of a 35-day partial government shutdown. The lawmakers sent a letter Thursday to Committee Chairman Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) and Ranking Member Kay Granger (R-Texas) citing the financial impact of the shutdown on employees of federal contractors.

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Jeanette Manfra: DHS Unveils Supply Chain Initiative to Address Cyber Gaps Between Govt, Contractors

The Department of Homeland Security has introduced a program that aims to identify cybersecurity gaps between federal agencies and contractors, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary for the office of cybersecurity and communications at DHS’ national protection and programs directorate, told reporters Wednesday the supply chain initiative launched …

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Labor Extends Comment Period for Equal Pay Report Proposal to Jan. 5

The Labor Department has rescheduled the deadline for comments on the Equal Pay Report proposal to Jan. 5, 2015, giving federal contracting companies an additional 60 days to submit feedback on the future requirement. Labor said Friday the proposed rule will help the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs collect data on employee compensation and demographics from …

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