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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2021, file photo, a syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic at the Reading Area Community College in Reading, Pa.  Companies with at least 100 workers will be required to give employees paid time off to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and paid sick leave if they have side effects from the shots. That's according to a Biden administration official who spoke Monday, Nov. 1,  about pending vaccine-mandate rules from OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

For contractors, guidance on ever-evolving federal vaccine mandate makes compliance difficult

Nearly 20 states have sued the Biden administration over its federal vaccine mandate for contractors. Attorneys say the president likely has authority…

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DoD, ODNI sign ‘permission slips’ to keep contractors viable through the pandemic

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TSA’s new cybersecurity road map includes IT and transport safety

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Shutdown economics: A proposal to give contractors, employees more wiggle room

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How ‘Amazon,’ 5 other acquisition provisions changed in final defense bill

The Senate wants a two-year pilot program to set up online commercial marketplaces.

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A sign above the headquarters of Kaspersky Lab in Moscow, Russia, on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. Moscow has been awash with rumours of a hacking-linked espionage plot at the highest level since cyber-security firm Kaspersky said one of its executives with ties to the Russian intelligence services had been arrested on treason charges. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Transparency, due process fell by the wayside in the case of Kaspersky Lab

Acquisition and cyber experts say the government’s decision to remove Kaspersky Lab from the GSA schedule and a continued push by lawmakers to ban the…

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Administration puts contractors on notice about labor law violations

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday creating yet another set of compliance requirements for more than 24,000 companies that work for the government. Vendors will have to certify they have not violated any of the 14 federal labor laws in order to win new contracts.

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