Groups Urge Congress To Lower Cap On Contractor Pay

Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 4:57 PM EST) -- Federal employee unions and policy groups called on lawmakers Tuesday to lower the current compensation cap on non-U.S. Department of Defense contractors by nearly 50 percent to $400,000 in order to put a lid on ballooning contractor pay amid ongoing congressional budget talks.

The groups urged the U.S. Senate to adopt the cap, which is already included in the Senate's 2013 non-defense budget bill. If approved, it would lower the amount non-defense contractors could earn from the current level, $763,029, and save taxpayers — and the...
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