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Minimum wage increase could boost federal contractor employee retention, says government contract lawyer

Federal contractors are prepping for an increase in the contractor minimum wage to $15 per hour. That’s almost a 50% increase from the last time the White House set the rate. Eric Crusius, partner at Holland & Knight, said the increase could help reduce turnover, which increased during the pandemic, if contractors are able to […]

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Contractors should prepare now for anticipated cybersecurity regulations, says Holland & Knight partner

The new White House cybersecurity executive order requires agencies to take specific actions and meet hard deadlines. The vendors that serve government will also have new rules to follow as a result of the order. Government contractors should be ready for the “worst-case scenario” by planning what to do if the executive order leads to […]

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How government contractors can prepare for minimum wage executive order

A new executive order from President Biden will set a minimum wage for government contracts at $15 per hour. Eric Crusius, Partner at Holland & Knight, said the order is not supposed to be implemented until early next year but it encourages agencies to raise their minimum wage before that. Contractors should save records to […]

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Using the Defense Production Act for vaccine distribution

Eric Crusius, Partner at Holland & Knight, discusses the invocation of the DPA for vaccine distribution and impacts on contractors

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Cyber policy under the Biden administration

Eric Crusius, Partner at Holland & Knight, discusses the national cyber director role, CMMC and potential changes that could impact contractors

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Microsoft wins re-evaluation of the JEDI contract

Eric Crusius, Partner at Holland & Knight, delves into the Defense Department’s decision to award the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract to Microsoft

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New rule bans telecommunications equipment and services from China

Eric Crusius, Partner at Holland & Knight, discusses how the Defense Department’s ban on telecommunications equipment from China impacts contractors and how they can implement it

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