DOL Sets New Employee Policy For Successor Contractors

Law360, Chicago (August 29, 2011, 3:36 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Labor issued final regulations Monday to implement an executive order from President Barack Obama that will require successor government contractors to offer jobs to workers employed under a predecessor service contract.

Once effective, the DOL's final rule will set in motion executive order number 13495, titled Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts, that Obama signed in January 2009. The rule will not take effect until the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council issues its own regulations on the matter, as required under the...
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