The Paley Rothman Blog
Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys.
December 23, 2013
Companies that engage in Government Contracting should be paying close attention to the so-called Stop Unworthy Spending (SUSPEND) Act, H.R.3345, which passed the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on October 29, 2013 and as of this writing was still awaiting a floor vote in the full U.S. House of Representatives.
November 30, 2013
Perhaps it’s no coincidence that Cybersecurity Awareness Month falls in October, the same month as Halloween. Malicious programs can come knocking at the door of your company’s digital firewall, dressed in costume as a harmless email attachment or website link. If you open the door expecting a treat, you could end up with a costly and damaging trick. So it’s the perfect time to take note of the cybersecurity risks that your business may face.
October 9, 2013
As we have previously reported, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued new regulations supplementing government contractors’ obligations to engage in affirmative action. It is important to note that these regulations apply not only to prime contractors but also to certain subcontractors.
October 8, 2013
In our last OFCCP-related blog, we reported on the new OFCCP regulations that require federal contractors and subcontractors for the first time to adopt quantifiable hiring goals for individuals with disabilities and hiring benchmarks for certain veterans.
October 7, 2013
Just in time for the Labor Day holiday, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) on August 27, 2013 issued two sets of final regulations designed to enhance greatly employment opportunities for veterans and individuals with disabilities. These regulations (available here and here) were published in the Federal Register on September 24, 2013 and will go into effect on March 23, 2014.