We appear to be on the precipice of another federal government shutdown. Absent a political compromise, the federal government’s funding will run out on September 30, 2023. During previous government shutdowns, government agencies and departments issued stop-work orders, grinding work on government projects and contracts to a halt. Contractors were
Allan S. Bloom is a nationally recognized trial lawyer and advisor who represents management in a broad range of employment and labor law matters. As a litigator, Allan has successfully defended a number of the world’s leading companies against claims for unpaid wages, employment discrimination, breach of contract and wrongful discharge, both at the trial and appellate court levels as well as in arbitration. He has secured complete defense verdicts for clients in front of juries, as well as injunctions to protect clients’ confidential information and assets.
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We appear to be on the precipice of a federal government shutdown. Absent a political compromise, the federal government’s funding will run out on September 30, 2021, and the White House has instructed federal agencies to prepare for a possible shutdown. During previous government shutdowns, government agencies and departments issued…