Boeing Co. v. United States: Waiver of a Solicitation Defect – Interpreting Blue & Gold Fleet, L.P.

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned a Court of Federal Claims decision, stating that the trial court incorrectly ruled that a company had waived its right to challenge an error in a solicitation. The lower court based its ruling on its interpretation of Blue & Gold Fleet, L.P. v....
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Can Employers Require COVID-19 Vaccinations?

Posted on January 5, 2021
On December 16, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its COVID-19 Technical Assistance Questions and Answers to address the legal implications when mandating the COVID-19 vaccination under federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Genetic...
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In Re: Teledyne Brown Eng’g Inc.,- Appearances Are Important! Even Appearance of a Conflict of Interest is Enough to Taint a Contract

Posted on January 4, 2021
In this case, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. (“TBE”) protested an award to SGT, LLC by NASA. The contract was for acquiring ground systems and operations services at Marshall Space Flight Center (“MSFC”). TBE protested the award for multiple reasons stating that NASA engaged in an unreasonable and unfair manner, but most importantly had a...
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