Public Procurement News Round-up | 1/26/2017

27 Jan 2017
PSC Calls on EPA to Resume Contracting Activity The Professional Services Council (PSC), a large trade association for federal contractors, has written to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Acting Administrator Catherine McCabe, seeking a rollback of the halt to all EPA contracting...

Public Procurement News Round-up | 1/19/2017

19 Jan 2017
Department of Labor Sues Oracle The Department of Labor has sued Oracle over what it calls discriminatory pay and hiring practices. According to TechCrunch, the suit alleges Oracle has a “systemic practice” of paying white men more than women, African-American and Asian workers in similar...

Public Spend Forum Newswire | 1/19/2017

19 Jan 2017
Department of Labor Sues Oracle The Department of Labor has sued Oracle over what it calls discriminatory pay and hiring practices. According to TechCrunch, the suit alleges Oracle has a “systemic practice” of paying white men more than women, African-American and Asian workers in similar...

Public Procurement News Round-up | 12/30/2016

3 Jan 2017
NDAA Removes DoD Subcontracting Language Forbes notes that Congress removed a controversial provision of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would have allowed the Department of Defense (DoD) to count its subcontracts on big weapons programs toward its small business prime...

Public Spend Forum Newswire | 12/30/2016

3 Jan 2017
NDAA Removes DoD Subcontracting Language Forbes notes that Congress removed a controversial provision of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would have allowed the Department of Defense (DoD) to count its subcontracts on big weapons programs toward its small business prime...

Public Procurement Newswire | 12/21/2016

22 Dec 2016
New Military Plane Goes from Design to Test Flight within a Year Writing at Defense One, Marcus Weisgerber notes that a new airplane designed and built by Boeing and Saab went from the design stage to in the air within a year, “light speed for the defense industry.” “We don’t do that very...

Public Procurement News Round-Up: 11/28

28 Nov 2016
It’s difficult to keep track of all of the news published that impacts the public sector market every day. That’s why the Public Spend Forum Newswire captures and synthesizes the new policies, regulations, thought leadership and legislation that is changing and influencing your job. Here are a...

Public Spend Forum’s Public Procurement Weekly Roundup

DHS is seeking tech proposals from small businesses, industry leaders provide bold predictions for federal tech this year, and GSA plans to launch a pilot program to collect data and identify best practices from multiple e-commerce providers. All this and more in Public Spend Forum’s first weekly...