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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

Mar
29
2017

CVE Extends Verification Eligibility Period: What This Means for VOSBs

By Peter Ford

Last week, the Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) final rule extending the eligibility period for participation in the VA VetBiz... More

Mar
27
2017

Understanding the Extended Surviving Spousal Protections for SDVOSBs

By Marc Langston

A surviving spouse, who is not a Service-Disabled Veteran, must satisfy specific criteria in order to continue running a company... More

Mar
23
2017

GAO Reports On Government Contracting Trends

By Patrick Rothwell

On March 8, 2017, GAO issued a report on government contracting trends from fiscal year (“FY”) 2011 through FY 2015.... More

Mar
20
2017

Whistleblowers Win Again: Your Confidentiality Agreements May Not Keep Your Information Safe

By Sarah Nash

Imagine how you might react if an employee who agreed to keep your information confidential made it public, submitted it... More

 
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