Legal Alerts

LEGAL ALERT: FLSA Salary Increase Halted

Bibeau Anne G. 11/29/2016

A federal court has enjoined the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) salary increase. The court’s order, entered on November 22, 2016, is a nationwide preliminary injunction. As a result, employers do not have to comply with the new FLSA salary threshold on December 1, 2016. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule… Read more »

Not Registered with SAM? New Proposed Rule Would Preclude Offers

Vandeventer Black 07/20/2016

The System for Award Management (SAM) is a federal online portal providing contracting officers various informational access about companies doing business with the federal government. Under a new rule, DOD, GSA and NASA contractors must be registered in SAM prior to submitting offers or quotes. Additionally, the new rule will require contracting officers to use… Read more »

Construction Forecast For 2017: What Project Types Are Predicted To Be Hot

Nicholos, George M. 06/16/2016

LAW TIPS Authored by Attorney George Nicholos According to the American Institute of Architect’s (AIA) semi-annual Construction Consensus Forecast, construction spending in the non-residential market is predicted to increase by 8.3 percent in 2016 and by 6.7 percent in 2017.  Demand is expected to be especially high for project types that include hotels, office space,… Read more »