Service contract standards law complicates USDA purchase
October 3, 2019 12:10 pm
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A picky law known as the Service Contract Labor Standards Act has the potential to make a hash out of an ordinary procurement. That’s what the Agriculture Department found out when it tried to buy services on one of the National Institutes of Health governmentwide contract vehicles. Federal Drive with Tom Temin got the particulars from procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo, of Petrillo and Powell.
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