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SBA’s All Small Mentor-Protégé Program Provides Critical Affiliation Exception for Eligible Joint Ventures

By Todd R. Overman* As one of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) contracting assistance programs, the All Small Mentor-Protégé Program (ASMPP) aims to help small businesses learn from larger, experienced government contractors. To qualify as a protégé, a business must classify as a small business with industry experience and have a proposed mentor prior to […]

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The New Overtime Rule and What it Means

The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced that there will be new regulations regarding overtime compensation for salaried workers. Under the previous rules, only salaried employees who earned less than $23,660 annually were entitled to paid overtime. With these new regulations, employees who earn $47,476 or less will be eligible for overtime pay. These new […]

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New Employment Rules for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors

Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities On August 27, 2013, The U.S Department of Labor announced two new rules that aim to help the hiring and employment of veterans and people with disabilities. Both rules apply to both federal contractors and subcontractors and strengthen the old laws in which federal contractors and subcontractors are prohibited from […]

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The Service Contract Act (SCA)

The Service Contract Act (SCA) (also known as the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act) revolves around paying contractors and subcontractors appropriate contract wages and fringe benefits based on the particular work city, Department of Labor requirements, and requests from contracting agencies. Wages are incorporated into contracts on a contract-by-contract basis to develop proposals, while specific regulations […]

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