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April 5, 2017 • News

Federal Contractors’ “Blacklisting” Rule Permanently Blocked

On March 27, 2017, President Trump signed a resolution permanently blocking Executive Order 13673, the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rule. Also known as the “blacklisting” rule, the order required that bidders for federal contracts worth more than $500,000 disclose violations or alleged violations of labor laws made within the last three years. After it was enacted in August 2016, certain provisions of the rule were enjoined by a Texas federal court last October. With this week’s actions, the rule is now entirely invalidated.

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