Federal Contracting

Federal Contracting

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This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. In FY 2009, the fed. govAit. obligated over $500 billion on govAit. contracts. Some are concerned that private companies may be awarded fed. contracts even though they had been cited for violating fed. laws that are meant to ensure that employees receive proper wages, have the right to bargain collectively, and are not subject to work-site hazards. This report: (1) investigated the extent to which companies that received fed. contracts during FY 2009 had been assessed the 50 largest monetary penalties for closed inspections of occupational safety, health, and wage regulations for FY 2005 through 2009; and (2) developed case studies of fed. contractors that have been assessed occupational safety, health, wage, and collective bargaining penalties. Illus.OSHA has cited the company for 18 health and safety violations, including 17 serious violations, resulting in $60, 000 in fines since fiscal year 2005. a€c A 2008 ... In the agreement, the company denied that it violated the safety standards but settled to avoid the expense of litigation. ... In one case, WHD investigators found that 43 security guards working on a DHS contract were a€œgrossly being underpaid .

Title:Federal Contracting
Author:Gregory D. Kutz
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2011-01


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