Proposed Guidance Requires Labor Law Violations Disclosure

Administration moves ahead with federal contractor labor law guidance

The Obama administration proposed guidance that requires prospective contractors to disclose labor law violations from the past three years before they can get a contract. But a contractor advocacy group isn’t happy about it.

On May 28, the Labor Department issued proposed guidance and the Federal Acquisition Regulation Council issued a proposed rule to help agencies implement an executive order signed by President Obama in July 2014.

The order is meant to ensure those contractors who “repeatedly violate the rights of their workers and put them in danger, don’t get contracts and thus can’t delay important projects and waste taxpayer money,” a fact sheet that was released with the order says.

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Source: FierceGovernment, Article written by Ryan McDermott, Published May 28, 2015


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