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White House Fact Sheet Results in Additional Questions for Government Contractors

USA - November 8 2021 On November 4, 2021, the White House released a Fact Sheet on the issuance of new OSHA ETS and CMS Rules and also addressed some changes to the…

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Rule for Government Contractors Continues to Develop

USA - November 4 2021 We have previously reported on implementation issues arising from President Biden’s Path out of the Pandemic plan, which included issuance of…

Update on Vaccine Requirements and Roll Out of the Path out of Pandemic Plan

USA - October 21 2021 We have been answering a number of questions from clients regarding the nature and scope of the requirements for COVID vaccination, testing, masking…

A Sea Change in Handling of Government Contractor Cyber Incident Reporting?

USA - October 7 2021 In the wake of increasing cybersecurity threats and incidents, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) amended its Federal Acquisition Regulation…

FAR Class Deviations Being Issued to Implement Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors

USA - October 4 2021 On September 30, 2021, the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council (CAAC) issued a formal Class Deviation from the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)…

So … Where Is The Money - We’ve Seen This Movie Before But The Stakes Are High

USA - September 30 2021 Last year at this time, we reported on the prospect of a partial government shutdown due to Congress’s failure to enact appropriations legislation to…

Vaccinations Required for Covered Federal Contractor Employees by December 8

USA - September 28 2021 On September 24, 2021, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force issued its hotly anticipated workplace safety guidelines as required by Executive Order…

Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors - COVID Task Force Guidance Issued and Opportunity to Comment Available

USA - September 22 2021 As reported in an earlier alert and blog, on September 9, 2021, President Biden rolled out his Path Out of the Pandemic plan (the “Plan”) to combat…

Biden Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors -A Number of Questions

USA - September 13 2021 On September 9, 2021, President Biden rolled out his Path Out of the Pandemic plan (the “Plan”) to combat the spread of COVID-19. As reported in an…

Onsite Federal Government Contractors Will Be Asked About Vaccination Status

USA - September 2 2021 On July 29, 2021, the Biden Administration announced that every federal government employee and onsite contractor will be asked to attest to their…