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GSA Schedule | Business Development | Resources and Insight | Contracts | DoD | False Claims Act | SCA

The McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act and what It means for Your GSA Contract

By: Andrew Wahlgren
August 14th, 2017

One of the trickiest areas of compliance for federal government contractors is following the regulations of the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) of 1965, for services that are non-professional in nature.   FAR Subpart 22.10 was recently updated to call this regulation the Service Contract Labor Standards, however, in practice you will still hear it commonly referred to as the SCA. With this update contractors saw major changes to the wage determinations.The SCA of 1965 was amended to ensure that businesses who worked in the service industry observed minimum wage standards as well as safety and health standards, when doing business with the Federal Government, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands or the Outer Continental Shelf Lands.

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Business Development | Resources and Insight | WOSB | sole sourcing | EDWOSB

Women in Business: WOSB and EDWOSB Sole Source Advantage

By: Carina Linder
March 15th, 2017

As we celebrate Women’s History Month we wanted to take a moment to highlight one of the biggest advantages Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Businesses (EDWOSBs) have in federal government contracting: Sole Sourcing.

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Top 10 Reasons to Get on the GSA Schedule

Top 10 Reasons to Get on the GSA Schedule

Do you know what the real benefits of being on the GSA Schedule are? Learn the top 10 reasons (and advantages) why you should consider it.

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Technology | Resources and Insight

Winvale Wins ‘Tech Company of the Year’ from Chesapeake Regional Tech Council (Press Release)

By: The Winvale Team
May 5th, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 5, 2016 – Winvale, the leading provider of strategic and technology solutions for government, was named Tech Company of the Year by the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council (CRTC) at the organization’s annual awards celebration on April 28, 2016. Winvale was honored for its achievements in strategic business planning, vision and contributions to the Washington, D.C., regional economy.

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GSA Schedule | Resources and Insight | GWAC Series

Alliant 2 and Alliant SB 2: What You Need to Know

By: Meghan Gallagher
March 1st, 2016

  This spring we’ll be anxiously awaiting the release of Alliant 2 and Alliant 2 Small Business (SB). These GWACs are specific to comprehensive information technology solutions with a total estimated value of $65 trillion between FY2018 and FY2028.

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GSA Schedule | Resources and Insight

How to Find Partners Using GSA eLibrary in 5 Easy Steps

By: Meghan Gallagher
February 23rd, 2016

Ask any government contractor what they think of partnering or teaming and they will probably murmur something close to, “It’s probably a good idea.” There are a lot of benefits to partnering and almost every government contractor understands the basic concept. However, many also have false perceptions of what it takes to form a partnership, believing it’s daunting, difficult and not a priority for their government sales strategy.

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GSA Schedule | Resources and Insight | SAM.gov

Are You Updating Your SAM.gov Registration Correctly?

By: Hannah Patrick
February 12th, 2016

The System for Award Management, SAM.gov, is an ever-evolving central repository for contractor information, federal procurement systems and other federal programs or registrations. This system is extremely important for contractors because all entities interested in doing business with the federal government are required to register with SAM.gov. Below we provide step-by-step guidance for updating your SAM registration, an essential process for government contractors to understand.

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