SmallGovCon Week in Review: Nov. 23 – Dec. 4, 2020

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving and is staying safe and healthy! This week, we’ve got an extra helping of news for our roundup of federal contracting updates.

Important updates from the past two weeks included the final CMMC acquisition rule, an update about category management, and some reminders that the Department of Labor is enforcing wage rules for federal contractors.

  • Final CMMC acquisition rule goes into effect [Fedscoop]
  • Military Subcontractor Pays $108,002 in Back Wages After Prevailing Wage Violations Found in Nevada Projects by U.S. Department of Labor [DOL]
  • U.S. Department of Labor Recovers $24,823 in Back Wages After Investigation Finds Contractor Violated Federal Requirements in Florida [DOL]
  • U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Recovers $28,579 in Back Wages for Four Employees of Louisiana Military Contractor [DOL]
  • GSA helping agencies overcome ‘mental barrier’ fielding unattended bots [FedNewsNet]
  • DUNS, TIN and Cage Codes: 10 Codes You Need to Contract With the Government, Dec. 1, 2020 [ClearanceJobs]
  • OMB should lead category management efforts to improve contract data, GAO says [FedScoop]
  • Final CMMC acquisition rule goes into effect [FedScoop]
  • Defense Department Seeks to Achieve Agile, Adaptive Acquisition [DOD]