On August 25, the final rule and guidance implementing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order 13673 was published in the Federal Register. The final rule implements significant changes from the proposed rule including a phase-in process for revealing labor law violations. This rule will go into effect on October 25, 2016 impacting solicitations […]
UPDATE – to celebrate this big birthday, entrance to all national parks will be free from August 25 to August 28, 2016! On August 25, 2016, the National Park Service (NPS) will celebrate its 100th birthday. But what’s a party without people? In fact, while many Americans think of national parks as places to experience nature, they also […]
Aronson Capital Partners partner Philip McMann has been featured in a Washington Technology article. Philip provides insight on the major acquisition of Vistronix Intelligence & Technology Solutions by Arctic Slope Regional Corp., an Alaska Native Corporation. You can read the full Washington Technology article here.
In a webinar to discuss its Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) pilot program, GSA announced tentative dates for the issuance of the mass modification (A509) to implement the pilot program for affected schedules. As discussed in Aronson’s previous blog, schedule holders who participate in the TDR pilot will be required to provide monthly contract sales reports, […]
The Internal Revenue Service “IRS”, the Department of Labor “DOL” and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation “PBGC” (the agencies) recently proposed significant changes to the Form 5500 requirements for employer sponsored benefit plans. If approved, the changes would be the most significant since implementing the EFAST2 electronic filing system in 2009. As such, the filing […]
GSA is soliciting comments on the FY16 governmentwide Professional Services Category Strategic Plan and feedback about how to engage with industry moving forward. GSA has a leadership role in this category because the Governmentwide Professional Service Category Manager, who has primary responsibility for the category, is GSA Region 10 Commissioner Tiffany Hixson. The plan, shared […]