Subcontractor Payment on Government Contracts

Subcontractor payment on government contracts can be a real problem – or more accurately, subcontractor nonpayment!  What steps can you take to try to secure subcontractor payment on goverment contracts? Notify contracting officer of prime’s failure to make subcontractor payment Notify the government contracting officer Read More

Subcontractor named in proposal sues for fraud

Small business subcontractors sometimes feel taken advantage of by larger businesses who use the small business as part of their proposal to bid on a federal project, but then fail to award an actual subcontract to the small business after Read More

Contractor Liable under False Claims Act for Subcontractor Payrolls

In a case involving the Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C.A. Section 3142) and the False Claims Act (31 U.S.C Section 3729(a)(1)(B)), the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee found a contractor liable to the United States for Read More

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