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New veteran, disability hiring goals won't be quotas, Labor Dept. says

New regulations from the Labor Department spell out specific benchmarks federal contractors will be expected to meet regarding the hiring of veterans and people with disabilities. But Patricia Shiu, director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), tells Federal News Radio the new benchmarks are not quotas. Still, some contractor groups are viewing the new rules with skepticism.

Tags: Labor , hiring , industry , disabilty hiring , veteran hiring , Patricia Shiu , Brian Turmail ,

Monday - 09/02/2013, 06:33pm EDT
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Federal Drive Interviews -- Jan. 7, 2013

Jimmy Christianson of the Associated General Contractors of America discusses government construction projects currently underway. Billy House of the National Journal talks about an article he wrote on the new Congress. Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, talks about GSA's Multiple Awards Schedule. Tim Solms of Microsoft discusses a new deal his company signed with DoD. Lisa Wolfe of Federal News Radio sheds light on a new website for federal job seekers. Brian Friel of Bloomberg Government talks about the new bill providing federal Sandy relief spending.

Tags: Jimmy Christianson , Billy House , National Journal , Congress , Roger Waldron , Multiple awards schedule , GSA , Tim Solms , DoD , Microsoft , DoD Report , Lisa Wolfe , Federal News Radio , employment , Brian Friel , Bloomberg Government , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Federal Drive

Monday - 01/07/2013, 09:24am EST

Wide range of construction to fall under streamlined permitting efforts

Marco Giamberardino, senior director of the Federal and Heavy Construction Division at the Associated General Contractors of America, discusses the administration's efforts to streamline the federal permitting process.

Tags: Marco Giamberardino , regulations , Barack Obama , Federal Drive

Monday - 01/30/2012, 10:11am EST
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Opportunities in federal construction despite cuts to building funds

Marco Giamberardino, senior director of the Associated General Contractors of America's federal and heavy construction division, outlines the winners and losers of the FY2012 budget for federal construction.

Tags: GSA , federal building , LEED , green government , budget , NOAA , State , Federal Drive , Marco Giamberardino

Thursday - 01/05/2012, 10:47am EST
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