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Administration publishes Fall 2014 unified regulatory agenda
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • November 26 2014

We expect 2015 to be a very busy year for actions on new or proposed federal regulations in the absence of congressional legislation. That was

2014 Maryland General Assembly passes bills affecting construction industry
  • Ober Kaler
  • USA
  • May 21 2014

A number of bills were passed during the Maryland General Assembly's 2014 legislative session that will impact certain sectors of the construction

Government shutdown data shows impact on labor and employment law enforcement
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2013

The government shutdown may have ended six weeks ago, but its impact may be felt for months to come. The Office of Management and Budget recently

Expanding compliance obligations: what federal contractors need to know about OFCCP's new disability and veterans regulations
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • October 15 2013

Federal government contractors will soon be subject to expansive new affirmative action regulations under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment

The growing appetite for food (jobs)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2012

In the ever-growing competition among states and localities to attract new jobs and investments, economic developers often follow fads to appear to be on the cutting edge

Breaking down the army's $7 billion RFP for renewable energy
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2012

The draft RFP issued by the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force is a significant step in the Army’s plan to develop large-scale renewable energy projects

"Technical difficulties" cause DOL to delay deadline for VETS-100 & VETS-100A filing
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2011

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OFCCP proposes amending affirmative action and nondiscrimination regulations for veteran hiring and recruitment under VEVRAA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2011

On April 26, 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published a notice of proposed rulemaking that would amend its regulations concerning contractor affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations toward protected veterans under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA

Stanford v. Roche: highlighting the importance of best practices for employee assignments
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • April 21 2011

On February 28, 2011, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University v. Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., Case No. 09-1159, wherein the parties sparred over the scope of a federal contractor university's statutory right to elect to retain title to a "subject invention" under the Bayh-Dole Act, 35 U.S.C. 200-212

Supreme Court upholds NASA background checks
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2011

On January 19, 2011, the United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling in National Aeronautics and Space Administration v. Nelson, finding that questions contained in background checks NASA conducted on independent contractors are reasonable, employment-related inquiries that further the government’s interests in managing its internal operations