White House Ups Cap On Contractor Salary Contributions

Law360, New York (December 5, 2013, 4:06 PM EST) -- The White House on Wednesday raised the cap on what the government will pay toward contractor salaries to nearly $1 million, based on a statutory formula that tracks the top salaries of private sector executives, a move that drew criticism from both contractors and federal employees.

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy announced the move in a Federal Register notice, saying that its hands are tied by the statutory formula that bases the cap on the pay of private sector executives. The change applies to contracts...
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