Since 2009, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has been cracking down on misclassification of workers. The DOL has just issued another document that confirms its determination to enforce those provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Internal Revenue Code that require employers to do the following for employees (but theoretically not for independent contractors):
If you are a government contractor that must maintain an information system for the government under a contract, you will want to take note of a recent document issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) of the U.S. Department of Commerce: “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations,” NIST Special Publication 800-171.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has ruled in favor of one of the firm’s clients in size-determination case.
On October 31, 2014, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) denied three protests by companies bidding on providing information technology required by the U.S. Army Materiel Command.