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OFCCP Stresses Systemic Challenges to Closing Stubbon Pay Gaps at Government Contractors

If you’re a federal contractor, you’d better pay attention to the larger issues in your compensation practices that may be contributing to the pay gap. That’s the message from a blog posting yesterday by Pamela Coukos, a senior program advisor and expert on compensation issues at the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs. 213 more words

New Illinois Supreme Court Case re Public Construction Bonds

The Illinois Supreme Court has held that, pursuant to the Bond Act,  a public construction bond is deemed to include both payment and performance obligations even if the bond itself is silent.   25 more words

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Shulman Rogers' Fall 2014 GovCon Compliance Brief

This Fall’s GovCon Compliance Brief focuses on the various 2014 Executive Orders impacting contractors and subcontractors relationships with their workforce.  For more, please click here.

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AP: California's health insurance exchange awarded $184 million in no-bid contracts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s health insurance exchange has awarded $184 million in contracts without the competitive bidding and oversight that is standard practice across state government, including deals that sent millions of dollars to a firm whose employees have long-standing ties to the agency’s executive director. 886 more words


CIU111 - A Government Perspective

This week in CIU111 we took a look at an interview with David Hagerty (the General Manager of CADRE Design).  David touches on CADRE’s approach to training via the use of interactive videos before delving into what it is like working with government clients.   512 more words


Not-For-Profit Exception to the Minimum Wage Executive Order for Chicago City Contractors

In early September of 2014, Mayor Rahm Emanuel issued an Executive Order (No. 2014-1) mandating that all City concessionaires, contractors, and their subcontractors pay their staff members, who work on City contracts or concessions, a minimum wage of at least $13.00 per hour in salary or, if they receive gratuities, in salary plus gratuities.   15 more words

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