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Federal District Court Enjoins Reporting and Arbitration Requirements in Administration’s Contractor Blacklisting Rules; Allows Paycheck Transparency Provisions to Stand

Posted in Davis-Bacon, Department of Labor, Executive Orders, Federal Court Litigation, Government Contracting, Government Contracts, NLRA, White House
On the eve of its effective date, a federal judge in Texas has enjoined most parts of the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council’s final rule implementing President Obama’s “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” executive order.  The court’s Order in Associated Builders and Contractors of Southeast Texas et al. v. Rung et al., Case No. 1:16-cv-00425… Continue Reading

@LRToday Morning Round-Up: January 16, 2013

Posted in Davis-Bacon, Media Round-Up, NLRB Misc., Unfair Labor Practices, Unions
Workforce Fairness Institute Calls for Member Griffin to Step Down: Dave Boyer of the Washington Times reports that the Workforce Fairness Institute (WFI) has called for National Labor Relations Board Member Richard Griffin to resign from his post due to being named as a defendant in a lawsuit alleging union corruption. Prior to being named to the… Continue Reading

The American Jobs Act of 2011’s Davis-Bacon and Project Labor Agreement Requirements

Posted in Davis-Bacon, Executive Orders, Government Contracting, Legislation, Project Labor Agreements, Senate, White House
On September 13, 2011, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) introduced President Obama’s “American Jobs Act of 2011” (S. 1549). The President has been on a barn-storming tour, urging passage of the bill as the nation’s unemployment rate remains north of nine percent. The Democratic National Committee has also launched a website to promote the… Continue Reading

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