As of midnight on December 21, 2018, portions of the government have been shut down until Congress is able to pass a spending bill. Due to ongoing political fights surrounding the border wall, it remains unclear when the government will be fully operational again. In addition to the 400,000 government workers the Washington Post anticipates … Continue Reading
Connie N. Bertram, co-head of Proskauer’s DC Labor and Employment practice and co-head of the Government Contractor Compliance and Relations Group, was interviewed by Human Resource Executive regarding the impact of the government shutdown on government contractors. Ms. Bertram highlighted the dilemma facing contractors who received a stop-work order and who employ foreign nationals in … Continue Reading
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
The federal government shutdown is now entering its third week. Although there are some hopeful signs here in Washington that an agreement that will allow the federal government to reopen will be reached, it is unclear when a deal will be forged. This political tug-of-war has left many government contractors in limbo. Already facing stop-work … Continue Reading
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) suspended its operations on October 1, 2013 as part of the Federal government shutdown. Under the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) appropriations contingency plan, OFCCP will furlough all of its employees during the shutdown. Federal contractors and subcontractors will not receive communications or correspondence from OFCCP staff during … Continue Reading
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