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2014-06-02 20:23:25

BURLINGTON, Wash., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a worsening labor shortage in Washington State, Sakuma Brothers Farms announced today that it has decided to not participate in the federal government's H-2A Guest Worker program in 2014. The company had applied for the program but notified the federal government over the weekend that it has decided to not participate. "The last year was a very difficult year for our family, our family business and our community. Since the season...

2014-05-28 23:16:17

Office of Financial Research investing in new IT services capabilities. Reston, VA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 CRGT Inc., a leading provider of full life-cycle IT services and expert in emerging technology solutions for the Federal Government, today announced the award of a delivery order from Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on behalf of the Office of Financial Research (OFR). The delivery order was awarded to CRGT for the purpose of providing engineering and application development services....

2014-05-28 12:37:22

Presentation at Rayburn Office Building with Rep. Connolly and Government & Industry Panel WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow TechAmerica Foundation will release a new report, Cloud Buyer's Guide for the Federal Government, to assist departments and agencies with their transition to cloud-based service models, a strategic priority for federal government under its Cloud First initiative. The report highlights industry best practices and case studies to provide...

2014-05-28 08:32:30

Metropolitan Home Health Products, DBA 'MetroStar', recently secured a Schedule 65 II A medical equipment contract with the GSA, granting it special vendor status with government agencies NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metropolitan Home Health Products (DBA 'MetroStar'), a top quality home health product provider located in Brooklyn, New York, was awarded a Schedule 65 II A Medical Equipment contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the procurement arm of...

2014-05-20 23:17:59

Whistleblower law firm Young Law Group expects awards to relators in qui tam litigation to finish in the top five. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A review of press releases issued by the Department of Justice since October 1, 2013 conducted by Young Law Group reveals that whistleblowers have been awarded more than $300 million from settlements in qui tam lawsuits in the current fiscal year. The federal government’s fiscal year begins on October 1st, leaving more than four months...

2014-05-19 23:01:36

After US Federal Contractor Registration reported this past Friday that the federal government’s System for Award Management (SAM) database was down - they are happy to report it is officially back up and operational. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 After US Federal Contractor Registration reported this past Friday that the federal government’s System for Award Management (SAM) database was down; they are happy to report it is officially back up and operational. Contractors that...

2014-05-09 23:01:31

Whistleblowers are critical to enabling the Internal Revenue Service in collecting unpaid taxes due the United States government by firms and individuals, which may also cause harm to consumers. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Parker Waichman, LLP, a national law firm that represents whistleblowers in qui tam cases, which refers to civil lawsuits whistleblowers may bring under the False Claims Act (FCA), also represents whistleblowers who seek to report tax fraud, which is not...

2014-04-29 16:37:49

Online initiative will highlight critical roles of federal and postal employees through images and shared stories WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal-Postal Coalition (FPC) today launched the "What Dreams Are Made Of..." online initiative to push back against the negative stereotype of government employees. The images are meant to remind viewers that many of the jobs that people grow up aspiring to and working toward actually exist in the federal...

2014-04-25 23:04:26

Record attendance and spirited discussion from beginning to end marked the most successful Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM®) Workshop to date. LIA’s sixth annual LAM spotlighted a multitude of promising developments in AM research, materials and processes, and previewed progress on the horizon. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Record attendance and spirited discussion from beginning to end marked the most successful Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM®) Workshop to date....

2014-04-25 12:21:34

GSA and DOD kick off large-scale clean renewable energy project on Arizona Military base WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the U.S. Army marked the start of a major renewable energy project at Fort Huachuca, Arizona that will be the Department of Defense's largest solar installation. The 155-acre project leverages private financing and is expected to exceed 18-megawatts of clean power and provide 25 percent of the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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