Connie N. Bertram, co-head of Proskauer’s DC Labor and Employment practice and co-head of the Government Regulatory Compliance and Relations Group, was interviewed by Metropolitan Corporate Counsel regarding the impact of the government shutdown on government contractors and the steps contractors should take in preparation for another possible government shutdown and debt default. Ms. Bertram … Continue Reading
After more than two weeks, the federal government shutdown finally ended late in the evening on October 16, 2013. Although the end of the shutdown is great news for federal employees and government contractors, the last three weeks have forced many government contractors to take emergency steps as a result of the economic impact caused … Continue Reading
On October 4, 2013, Proskauer issued a Client Alert providing guidance to federal contractors regarding key legal questions that have arisen as a result of the government shutdown. Attached is a link to the Client Alert. Please be sure to check the Government Contractor Compliance & Regulatory Update or subscribe to the RSS feed for … Continue Reading
On October 1, 2013, the federal government shut down for the first time in seventeen years. The last government shutdowns in 1995 and 1996 lasted a total of 28 days. Government contractors are already feeling the bite of the shutdown. Within hours of the shutdown, government agencies and departments issued stop work orders, grinding work … Continue Reading
A critical component of the Comprehensive Immigration Reform package, put together by the so-called “Gang of Eight,” is a provision that would require all employers to participate in the E-Verify program. … Continue Reading
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