Blacklisting

AGC Succeeds in Removing Blacklisting Provision from Annual Defense Bill

A compromised version the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018(NDAA)—which would authorize nearly $700 billion for the Department of Defense (DOD)—is expected to pass Congress and be signed into law after the Thanksgiving holiday. The NDAA contains a host of AGC-backed federal construction procurement provisions important to construction contractors. Most importantly, however, is

“Blacklisting” Rule Finally Dies, Marking Big Win for AGC Members

Thanks in part to AGC’s advocacy efforts, contractors are enjoying a major victory today:  permanent nullification of regulations implementing President Obama’s Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order, often referred to as the “blacklisting” rule.  On March 27, President Trump signed into law a joint resolution under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) by which Congress expressed disapproval