There are some strange rules in the world of government contracts. These rules sometimes lead to strange results. One rule requires awardees to offer
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Administration of wage garnishments, once a quiet and little-known back office function, like it or not, has stepped into the not so glamorous limelight.
Since age discrimination legislation came into force on 1st December 2006, employers who sponsor pension schemes with normal retirement ages below 65 have had to allow some form of pension accrual to continue for members who keep working beyond their pension scheme’s normal retirement age.
Part 8 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 (the “New Act”) which amends the adjudication and payment provisions in Part II of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 comes into force on 1 October 2011.
On June 10, 2011, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta Division) entered a Consent Judgment (the “Judgment”) permanently enjoining Chueng Kong Holding, Inc. dba United Food and Xin Guo (aka) Victor, as an individual owner, from violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).
On receiving a request to bargain, employers will need to carefully consider that request and their next steps.
The Cabinet Office has issued Information Note 12011 "Making fair payment in construction a requirement in central government contracts - NEC Z Clause".
“Pay-if-paid” clauses, if worded properly, are generally enforceable in the United States and permit general contractors not to pay subcontractors where the general has not been paid by the owner.
The Law Commission has published a summary of the responses received to its consultation on reform of section 53 of the Marine Insurance Act 1906.