Month: September 2013

Can I File a Bid Protest over an IDIQ Task Order?

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09/27/2013Mazzeo, Anthony J.

Authored by attorney Anthony J. Mazzeo You’ve successfully been awarded a Multiple Award contract with a Federal Agency and have earned a “seat at the table” for the forthcoming Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Task Order competitions.  We know that those Task Order Requests for Proposals require just as much effort on your part as the… Read more »

New Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Obligations Set for March 2014

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09/25/2013Lowenstein, Neil S.

The U.S. Department of Labor published new final regulations on September 24, 2013 requiring Federal government contractors to begin complying with new affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations towards veterans and individuals with disabilities by March 24, 2014. Click Here to view the final regulations (last accessed 09/25/20013). Generally, the rule requires contractors to adopt quantifiable… Read more »

Employer Issues in Workers’ Compensation: Undocumented Workers


09/11/2013Vandeventer Black

Employees working for an employer covered by the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act are entitled to monetary benefits when a work-related injury causes a total loss of wage-earning capacity, such as where the worker is unable to return to his or her job because of a temporary or permanent injury.  This applies equally to unauthorized or… Read more »

Contractor’s Misrepresentation Allows Government to Void Maintenance Contract

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09/03/2013Lowenstein, Neil S.

Multiple representations are required from prospective bidders as part of the bidding process. Some bidders push the line on those in order to put them in a better position for award. But what happens when a bidder crosses the line from augmenting qualifications to misrepresenting them? In the recent decision of Dongbuk R&U Engl’g Co.,… Read more »