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March 29, 2022

FTLF Attorney to Present NGMA’s Webinar on ARPA Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

By |Federal Grants, Government Contracts, Speaking Engagements|

FTLF Senior Counsel Phillip Escoriaza will present a webinar hosted by the National Grants Management Association (NGMA) on March 30, 2022, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET. The webinar, “Key Grant Management Considerations [...]

January 20, 2022

Supreme Court’s Recent COVID Vaccination Mandate Rulings May Shed Light on Fate of Head Start Vaccine Mandates

By , , , |Articles, Blog, Education, Employment, Federal Grants, Government Contracts, Head Start|

On January 13, 2022, a divided United States Supreme Court issued two landmark opinions on vaccination mandates, which may foreshadow the fate of the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children [...]

January 14, 2022

CLIENT ALERT: Supreme Court Stays OSHA’s Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers

By |Client Alerts, Education, Employment, Federal Grants, Government Contracts, Head Start, Health Care|

In a per curiam opinion, a divided United States Supreme Court stayed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (“OSHA”) vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard (ETS), thereby rejecting the immediate imposition of a [...]

October 26, 2021

CLIENT ALERT: EEOC Updates Guidance on Religious Objections to COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

By , |Client Alerts, Federal Grants, Government Contracts, Health Care|

On October 25, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its technical assistance document, What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws, to [...]

May 05, 2021

FTLF Partner Scott S. Sheffler Elected Vice President of National Grants Management Association’s Board of Directors

By |Federal Grants, Government Contracts, Press Release|

Washington, DC – May 5, 2021 – Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP (“FTLF”) is pleased to announce Partner Scott S. Sheffler's new leadership role as the Vice President of the National Grants Management [...]

August 14, 2020

Section 889 Compliance Costs May Be Compensable – Think Carefully Before Signing a Bilateral Modification

By |Blog, Federal Grants, Government Contracts|

The restrictions of Section 889(a)(1)(B) went into full effect yesterday, August 13, 2020.  To mark the occasion, we thought it important to note for our clients and colleagues in the government contracting community [...]

August 10, 2020

Section 889, The “Huawei Ban” in Federal Contracts: General Scope and Considerations

By |Blog, Federal Grants, Government Contracts|

As most government contractors are now aware, Section 889 of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) has been implemented for federal procurement contracts.  This post is intended to offer a recap of [...]

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