This week on Off the Shelf, Miller & Chevalier’s Jason Workmaster joined host Roger Waldron for lively discussion of what government contractors should focus on as they navigate the COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
This week on Off the Shelf, Bill Gormley, president of the Gormley Group, joined host Roger Waldron for a wide ranging discussion of the top contracting trends impacting the General Services Administration, customer agencies, and industry.
All told, 95% of federal employees are either partially or fully vaccinated, or have a medical or religious exception request pending or approved, the Biden administration said Monday. Employees had until Monday to comply with the administration's federal vaccine mandate.
The debt ceiling is looming closer and the government shutdown is only a couple of weeks away. And the mask mandate continues to roil Congress.
More than 90% of GSA's contractors have signed agreements incorporating the mandate into their contracts, including 95% of vendors on GSA's Federal Supply Schedule.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Defense authorization bill has been stalled amid infrastructure and reconciliation talks, but the must-pass legislation could see some movement soon.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Oklahoma National Guard has decided to defy DoD’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
A federal district court declined to block the Biden administration's federal vaccine mandate for employees and contractors in two separate cases earlier this week. Here's a roundup of just some of the active lawsuits from federal employees who are challenging the mandate.
The largest federal employee union is urging the Biden administration to push back an upcoming deadline for executive branch workers to comply with the federal vaccine mandate to Jan. 4, the same date that contractors received last week.
Uncle Sam is under pressure — from both camps in the vaccine issue — to make sure the in-house program is seen as fair and efficient by friends and foes of the mandates.
Congress is out this week and the regular appropriations continuing resolution hasn't got much longer to go. Is a year long CR in the offing?
In today's Federal Newscast: A federal appeals court is fast-tracking a legal challenge to the president's vaccine mandate for large, private employers. Hundreds of millions of dollars are headed toward IT modernization. The Secretary of State has named two top diplomats to lead efforts to deal with Havana Syndrome.
The Office of Management and Budget is looking to create more consistency in the vaccine mandates, reentry plans and the future of work for the federal workforce.
The White House on Thursday pushed back the deadline for contractors to comply with its federal vaccine mandate. Contractors now have until Jan. 4, a month later than the original deadline, to ensure their employees are fully vaccinated.