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Contractor Certifications Regarding Labor Law Compliance Revived by USDA | Wiley Rein LLP

WHAT: The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a proposed rule that would update the Agriculture Acquisition Regulation (AGAR) with significant new compliance obligations for the agency’s contractors and subcontractors. The proposed rule would add an AGAR clause requiring contractors to certify that, as of contract award, they and their subcontractors and suppliers are complying with… Read More »

USDA to Blacklist Labor and Employment Contractor Violators

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on February 17, 2022, seeking to update its contract acquisition requirements. Within the proposed rulemaking, the USDA included two requirements that contractors certify compliance with various labor and employment laws during the term of the proposed acquisition, as well as disclose certain adjudicated labor… Read More »