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Review and update your affirmative action plan

If you are a government contractor that operates on a calendar-year basis (January 1 to December 31), don’t forget to review and update your affirmative action plan (AAP).

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Final rule issued governing supply-chain risk in government procurement

On October 30, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) issued a final rule governing supply-chain risk and government procurement. This final rule replaces the interim rule issued on November 28, 2013.

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New minimum wage for Federal government contractors goes into effect on January 1, 2016

The U.S. Secretary of Labor has announced that the new minimum wage applicable to most employees of Federal government contractors is $10.15. The new minimum wage rate becomes effective on January 1, 2016.

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U.S. Labor Department is serious about misclassification of workers

Just in case you don’t think the U.S. Department of Labor is serious about going after misclassification of workers :

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Download free chapter about mitigating conflicts of interest

I'm pleased to announce that Aspatore has published the 2015 edition of Federal Contract Compliance, and my chapter "Effective Mitigation of Organizational Conflicts of Interest" has been included.  You can download a copy of the chapter for free. Or you can buy the whole book.