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WebEd: Understanding the Federal Contractor COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

October 14, 2021 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Member Price: 
$0
Non-Member Price: 
$99

Description:

Federal agencies are already beginning to include the COVID vaccination mandate clause in existing direct prime construction contracts and it will soon appear in solicitations for new contracts.  These requirements will be flowed down to subcontractors and other elements of the supply chain.  This mandate will also apply to employees directly working on a federal project, as well as those indirectly supporting covered projects and others that are in shared workplaces. When and how will your federal construction firm need to comply? How far does this mandate apply?  What are your company’s responsibilities? What is AGC of America doing to advocate for the construction industry?  

This webinar will address these questions and more. Please join AGC of America legal and federal construction experts and seasoned federal government procurement attorneys from Crowell & Moring to learn what your federal construction firm needs to know about this vaccine mandate. 

Speakers:


Peter Eyre
Partner
Crowell & Moring LLP
Peter Eyre is a partner and co-chair of the Government Contracts Group. He is also a member of the firm’s Management Board. Peter has been recognized by BTI Consulting Group’s list of "Client Service All-Stars" numerous times, and has been nationally ranked by Chambers USA in Government Contracts since 2014. Peter’s practice includes a wide range of litigation, counseling, crisis management, and transactional capabilities, with particular focus on M&A involving contractors, complex investigations, and suspension and debarment.


Tom Gies
Partner

Crowell & Moring LLP

Tom Gies is a founding member of the firm’s Labor & Employment Group and had more than 35 years of experience in litigating employment disputes. Tom also maintains an active compliance counseling practice, involving the full range of employment law issues facing U.S. employers. He has been actively involved in counseling companies with respect to COVID-19 matters, including advising on issues arising under WARN statutes, paid leave legislation, state and local closure orders, the essential business definitions, ADA and other EEO issues, and standard of care issues implicated by evolving federal and state regulatory initiatives.


John Nakoneczny

Associate
Crowell & Moring LLP
John Nakoneczny is an associate in the Government Contracts Group where he represents and counsels contractors from diverse industries on contract disputes and other government contract matters. Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, he clerked at the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, where he supported its judges in resolving and mediating appeals under the Contract Disputes Act. 


Rina Gashaw
Associate
Crowell & Moring LLP
Rina M. Gashaw is an associate in the firm's Government Contracts Group. Rina’s practice focuses on a range of government contracts issues, including government investigations, client counseling, and providing government contracts due diligence in transactional matters. Her practice also includes bid protests before the Government Accountability Office and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Moderator:
 
Jordan Howard
Director, Federal & Heavy Construction Division
The Associated General Contractors of America
 

WebEd Recording: 

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