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Labor & Employment

Apr
18
2017

Get a Handle on Changing Leave Laws

By Nichole Atallah and Meghan Leemon

Picking up work across states can be challenging for any employer, particularly with respect to employment law, and it's not... More

Apr
5
2017

Seventh Circuit Rules That Sexual Orientation is a Protected Class Under Title VII

By Matt Feinberg

On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled that a part-time math instructor... More

Feb
3
2017

Court of Federal Claims Applies a 150 Employee Size Standard to ITVAR Non-Manufacturers

By Patrick Rothwell

The Court of Federal Claims (“Court”) has issued a bid protest decision which stated, in apparent dicta, that a concern... More

Jan
16
2017

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Cases Attacking Arbitration Agreements With Class Action Waivers

By Sarah Nash

On Friday, January 13, 2017, the Supreme Court agreed to consider arguments over whether employer arbitration policies that prohibit employees... More

Dec
21
2016

Paid Sick Leave and Part of Fair Pay, Safe Workplaces in Effect January 1

By Nichole Atallah

Before you start in on the eggnog, keep in mind that the following rules, released just last week, are of... More

 
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It is important for prime contractors to understand what it means if its contract with
Picking up work across states can be challenging for any employer, particularly with respect to
For years the federal government has attempted to increase transparency in the federal marketplace and
In a pair of recent cases, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
Government contractors quickly learn to expect the unexpected. While working on a construction contract, a