federal contractors

Supreme Court clarifies federal contractor immunity standards

According to the January 20, 2016 decision in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, a contractor’s immunity from liability for work performed under contract with the federal government is qualified, rather than absolute. Previously, such immunity had been limited to the context of property damage resulting from public works projects. The Supreme Court stated that is no…

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MYB welcomes a new Director of Government Solutions: Annice Brown

Hendersonville, NC, December 2nd, 2015 – Mind Your Business is thrilled to announce the hiring of a new Director of Government Solutions. Annice Brown will be filling the role of director and joining MYB’s prestigious team. Brown will be responsible for the development of MYB’s services within the government sector. She will be focused on…

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‘Fair Chance Act’ may require federal government to ‘ban the box’

Fair Chance Act,” would prevent all three branches of the federal government from asking job applicants questions about their criminal records on a government job application. The Fair Chance Act would prevent background checks from being conducted until the government is ready to offer a position to the applicant. The bill would “ban the box”…

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MYB honored to receive Blanket Purchase Agreement designation

HENDERSONVILLE, NC, September 9, 2015 — Mind Your Business is thrilled to be a recipient of a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) from the Social Security Administration, under its GSA Schedule. This honor is granted to small businesses that serve as contractors to federal agencies and meet certain qualifications. A BPA is a means for federal agencies…

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Energy Dept.: contractors fined after nuclear materials misplaced

recently conducted an audit of two nuclear weapons facilities in New Mexico — Los Alamos and Sandia national laboratories — and has brought down stiff fines on government contractors at those labs for failing to secure nuclear information and materials, and putting national security at risk. The audit found that, in 2007, Los Alamos National…

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