Debate Heats Up Over New Insourcing Guidelines

Law360, New York (April 2, 2013, 7:44 PM EDT) -- As the Office of Federal Procurement Policy prepares new guidelines for comparing the relative costs of contractors and federal employees during insourcing decisions, the agency's outreach efforts have contractors weighing in early in an attempt to shape the debate.

The government has been attempting to rebalance its spending by doing more work, particularly service work, in-house rather than relying so heavily on contractors. But insourcing efforts have been stymied by the difficulties of comparing the relative costs of having federal employees perform certain tasks versus outsourcing...
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