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Industry representatives, union weigh in on job competition protest

Attorneys representing a government contractor and the Forest Service are pushing GAO to dismiss a job competition protest filed last week by a federal employee union.

OMB pressed to clarify rules on job competition appeals

An industry group wants OMB to clarify its policy on who can represent federal employees in agency-level appeals of outsourcing decisions.

Proposed acquisition policy favors contractors, critics say

An interagency council is considering a change to federal procurement rules that critics say would give contractors preferential treatment over federal employees.

Defense contractors owe billions in unpaid federal taxes

U.S. defense contractors failed to pay the federal government billions in taxes and, in some cases, may be guilty of criminal offenses, General Accounting Office auditors said Thursday.

GAO off the hook on job competition appeals precedent

A bid protest that had the potential to force a precedent on the appeal rights of federal employee teams losing work to contractors was dismissed by GAO on Friday.