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Federal Contractors & their Labor Law violations:
Out of the fire and into the frying pan?

By Alice Lipowicz, Editor, Set-Aside Alert

      Federal contractors have been pushing back against President Obama’s executive order in July requiring them to disclose previous violations of labor laws before obtaining a contract award.

      However, Obama’s executive order actually may end up doing the contractors a bit of a favor.

      That is because the executive order may have taken the steam out of a fast-moving “Wage Theft” campaign in Congress that would have barred outright federal contractors with previous labor violations from receiving new contracts for at least a year.

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