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Prevailing wage violation invites unsuccessful bidder’s tort claim

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2015

Failing to pay prevailing wages on a public works project can have consequences beyond labor code penalties and claims for unpaid wages. Contractors

A new protected disclosure venue suggests permanence for demonstration project federal contractor employees’ whistleblower protections

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2015

In 2013, Congress enacted 41 U.S.C. 4712 to provide whistleblower protections to employees of federal contractors who made disclosures concerning

False Claims Act defendants may have possible counterclaims against whistleblowers

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2014

Although whistleblowers benefit from strong public policies protecting the means by which they assert and support their False Claims Act (FCA

U.S. Department of Labor announces final rule raising minimum wage for federal contract workers

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 9 2014

On October 1, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that it would publish a final rule implementing the provisions of President Obama's

U.S. Department of Labor proposes pay transparency rule for employees of federal contractors

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 19 2014

On September 17, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

U.S. Department of Labor proposes rule to collect compensation data from federal contractors

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

In anticipation of the proposed rule being finalized in 2015, employers should consider reviewing and revising their current compensation systems and

President Obama issues Executive Order aimed at federal contractors that violate labor laws

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

The Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order, signed by President Obama and released by the White House on July 31, 2014, is the latest in a

New regulation provides more favorable conditions for employment agencies in Vietnam

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA, Vietnam
  • -
  • July 25 2014

New regulations provide more favorable conditions for establishing and operating employment agencies in Vietnam, though fail to clarify conditions

President Obama issues Executive Order barring sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination by federal contractors

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

On July 21, 2014, President Obama issued an Executive Order that makes it illegal for federal government contractors to discriminate on the basis of

Increasing pay transparency among federal contractors

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2014

The signing of these executive actions coincides with National Equal Pay Day and highlights President Obama's commitment to his promise to champion