A nonprofit group in Oregon has added complaints about the Forest Service’s method of compiling FAIR Act inventories to a lawsuit disputing an agency decision to outsource analyst positions.
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Measure paves the way for a broadening of federal employees' rights to protest outsourcing decisions.
They include liability issues, intellectual property protection and the sharing of confidential company information with the government.
At a time when federal agencies are awarding more prime contracts than ever to small businesses, those looking for Defense-related subcontracts may feel left out.
David Safavian said he favors expansion of federal employees’ rights to challenge job competition decisions, and might eliminate a requirement for regular re-competitions.
Tom Davis' latest effort would boost share-in-savings contracts and set up a government-industry exchange program.
An obscure legislative provision helped 21 employees at the Office of Personnel Management win a public-private job competition last week.
The head of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee will introduce legislation expanding federal employees’ rights to challenge the results of public-private job competitions.