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(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)FILE - In this March 29, 2021 file photo, a worker readies syringes with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Metairie, La. Moderna plans to expand the size of its study in younger children to better detect rare side effects. The company said Monday, July 26, 2021 it is in talks with the Food and Drug Administration to enroll more patients in its study of the vaccine in children under 12 years old and younger. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Contractors mull the practical realities of the Supreme Court ruling against vaccine mandates

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For contractors, early 2022 is starting to look a bit too much like late 2021

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Contractors conclude a difficult year of funding uncertainty and a slew of executive orders

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Federal contractors find, sometimes you just have to outwait a problem

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/AzriSuratmin)CONTRACT AWARDS on missing puzzle

Services contractors gear up for a battle with the Biden administration

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Contractors seek clarification on government cyber standards

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Syringes loaded with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine lie ready for use by a nurse, in Jackson, Miss., on Sept. 21, 2021.  The Food and Drug Administration has paved the way for children ages 5 to 11 to get Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. The agency authorized the kid-size doses on Friday, Oct. 29.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

The clock is ticking on the deadline for federal contractor employees to get vaccinated

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(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2020, file photo, a COVID-19 vaccination record card is shown at Seton Medical Center in Daly City, Calif. Los Angeles leaders are poised to enact one of the nation's strictest vaccine mandates, a sweeping measure that would require the shots for everyone entering a bar, restaurant, nail salon, gym or even a Lakers game. The City Council on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, is scheduled to consider the proposal and most members have said they support it as a way of preventing further COVID-019 surges. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

With deadlines inching closer, employees and contractors get more details on federal vaccine mandate

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As federal contractors prepare for possible shutdown, impacts from the last one still loom large

Federal contractors are drawing on the lessons they learned from the last partial lapse in appropriations, a 35-day event companies say has changed the…

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Biden administration gives federal contractors until Dec. 8 to comply with vaccine mandate

Like the vaccine mandate for employees, federal contractors must also show proof of vaccination to their employer. The Biden administration’s vaccine policies…

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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2013, file photo Afghan police arrive to secure the area after a car bomb detonated outside an ISAF civilian personnel compound in Kabul, Afghanistan. Police said the assault started at dusk when a car exploded near the gate of a compound, housing contractors from various countries, European diplomatic personnel and United Nations employees. Military contractors got up to half of the $14 trillion spent by the Pentagon since 9/11, a study by Brown University’s Costs of War project and the Center for International Policy said Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. The U.S. saw about 7,000 military members die in all post-9/11 conflicts, but nearly 8,000 contractors, another Costs of War study estimates. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

DoD takes steps to protect contractor identities in Afghanistan

A memo from the Defense Department late last week seemed to point to continuing contractor work in Afghanistan. But it instructs contractors to do something strange when it comes to putting information into the Federal Procurement Data System.

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