By Ted North and A. Scott Hecker

On March 11, 2022, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a notice of proposed rulemaking (“NPRM”) related to the Davis Bacon Act (the “Act”), entitled “Updating the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Regulations.”  The move to modernize the Act’s regulations looks to deliver changes promised by President Biden to use the Act and its
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By: Joshua Seidman, Tracy Billows, Ann Marie Zaletel, and Paul Kehoe

Earlier this month, the paid sick leave epidemic that has spread to four states[1] and at least 24 municipalities[2] found its latest victim — federal contractors and subcontractors.  Spurred by an Executive Order (the “Order”), President Obama has tasked the Secretary of Labor with
Continue Reading Executive Order Extends Paid Sick Leave to Federal Contractors