March 17, 2020Coronavirus, Labor/Employment

Coronavirus (COVID-19) for Employers: Leaves, Furloughs, and the Warn Act

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization officially declared the worldwide outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, a pandemic. As the ripple effects from COVID-19 continue to grow, employers are increasingly facing difficult questions about how to address temporary workplace closures as well as possible furloughs and reductions in force due to the looming ...›

March 11, 2020Coronavirus, Grants, Health Care

U.S. Government Announces New Federal Funding Opportunities Related to COVID-19

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, has modified an existing broad agency announcement (BAA) through which it will award government funding to companies seeking to develop products designed to diagnose, prevent or treat coronavirus ...›

March 6, 2020Protests & Litigation

February 2020 Bid Protest Roundup (Law360 Spotlight)

This installment of our monthly Law360 bid protest spotlight features three noteworthy decisions from the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) concerning reprocurement contracts, timeliness rules, and discussions.  Steel Point Solutions, LLC addresses the proper scope of reprocurement contracts.  Vizocom provides a cautionary tale for contractors regarding late proposal submissions.  Finally, Education Development Center, Inc. addresses the ...›

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Keep Calm, Wash Your Hands, and Know Your Rights

As the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, invades more and more of everyday life, the chance it will affect government contracts and government contractors becomes more and more likely. These effects might include workforce reductions from those out sick, travel restrictions, base closures, or telework.  Indeed, as reported earlier this week in National Defense magazine, Representative Mac ...›