On July 10, 2015, the SBA's Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) issued a decision in the matter of Size Appeal of: Olgoonik Solutions, LLC, SBA No. SIZ-5669. This appeal resulted from a size determination issued by the SBA Area Office as part of Olgoonik Solutions, LLC's (Olgoonik Solutions) 8(a) Business Development Program application that Olgoonik Solutions was other than small due to affiliation with Stanley Convergent Security Solutions, Inc. (Stanley)
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The Native Hawaiian Organizations Association's (NHOA) 1st Annual Business Summit Conference took place on August 5 and 6 at the Pacific Beach Hotel in Waikiki. The theme of this year's conference was "Kina'ole - doing the right thing, in the right way, at the right time, in the right place, to the right person, for the right reason, with the right feeling...the first time!"
DOL and FAR Council Extend Comment Period for Second Time for Guidance and Regulations Implementing Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order
In July 2014, President Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order ("Executive Order"), which "seeks to increase efficiency and cost savings in the work performed by parties who contract with the Federal Government by ensuring that they understand and comply with labor laws. In particular, the Executive Order applies to contracts in excess of $500,000 and requires contractors to disclose labor violations within the past three (3) years. In addition, procuring agencies will need to take violations into consideration in determining whether to award a contract.