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June 24, 2013

By Scott H. Amey, J.D.

GAO Report May Be Scissors Needed to Cut Compensation Cap



GAO Compensation Cap Graph The congressional effort to reduce the contractor compensation cap is still moving forward. That effort got a big boast last week when the GAO found that a cap reduction could result in hundreds of millions in savings, and that might only be the tip of the

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Topics: Contract Oversight

June 19, 2013

By Scott H. Amey, J.D.

Reducing Contractor Compensation Cap Will Save Hundreds of Millions Annually



Checks Cashed Today, the GAO released a report which found savings of at least $100 million a year if the government reduces the taxpayers' burden to compensate contractor employees. A reduction is needed and Congress should get serious about cutting federal spending.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

May 30, 2013

By Neil Gordon

Pentagon Still Needs Better Service Contract Inventories



Contract Oversight The Government Accountability Office has released its third and final review of Department of Defense service contract inventories.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

March 22, 2013

By Scott H. Amey, J.D.

Retire Today, Do the Same Job for More Pay Tomorrow



Contract Oversight The Department of Energy (DOE) Inspector General (IG) released an inspection report detailing prime contractor employees who retire and then go to work as a subcontractor doing the same work in the same office but at a higher salary, which might not be goo

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Topics: Contract Oversight

July 25, 2012

By Scott H. Amey, J.D.

No Mention of Contractors, But Federal and Private Pay Differences Depend on Methodologies



GAO Pay Report Yesterday, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report entitled Results of Studies on Federal Pay Varied Due to Differing Methodologies (GAO-12-564).

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Topics: Contract Oversight

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