Daily Archives: August 6, 2013

Associated Oregon Industries draws fire from injured vets

[Translate] Associated Oregon Industries draws fire from injured vets AOI to file brief on suit against military contractor    Aug. 2, 2013     Written by Queenie Wong Connected to an oxygen tube, Oregon Army National Guard veteran Larry Roberta quietly moved … Continue reading

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Booz Allen scoops up cybersecurity contracts despite leaks

[Translate] Booz Allen scoops up cybersecurity contracts despite leaks August 5, 2013 · by Staff Report Booz Allen Hamilton has announced four new cybersecurity contracts. The contracts come in the wake of leaks by government contracted, and former Booz Allen … Continue reading

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Jimmy Mubenga: coroner finds “pervasive racism” among G4S guards

[Translate] Jimmy Mubenga: coroner finds “pervasive racism” among G4S guards It’s vital to draw the link between tragedies like the death of Mubenga and the way immigrants are discussed in the media and politics. Language helps create the climate in … Continue reading

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G4S did not declare company name on planning applications

[Translate] G4S did not declare company name on planning applications Controversial contractor accused of trying to remain under the public’s radar by submitting the applications in the name of a staff member Kevin Rawlinson  Alex Delmar-Morgan Friday 02 August 2013 … Continue reading

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DynCorp to consolidate headquarters in Tysons Corner

[Translate] Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 08/05/2013 DynCorp to consolidate headquarters in Tysons Corner By Marjorie Censer Falls Church-based government contractor DynCorp International said it is relocating its corporate headquarters to Tysons Corner, where it will consolidate multiple offices. The … Continue reading

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Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition; OMB Control Number 0704-0461.

[Translate] US Official News July 31, 2013 Wednesday Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request DATELINE: Washington Office of the Federal Register has issued the following notice: Action Notice. The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following … Continue reading

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United States: Fifth Circuit’s Ruling On Anti-Kickback Act May Generate More Lawsuits Against Federal Contractors

[Translate] Mondaq Business Briefing July 31, 2013 Wednesday United States: Fifth Circuit’s Ruling On Anti-Kickback Act May Generate More Lawsuits Against Federal Contractors Stephen Spivack, Jim Archibald, Gregory G. Marshall and Rudy Hill In United States v. Kellogg Brown & … Continue reading

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Djibouti to enforce control on foreign employees due dispute at US military camp

[Translate] IHS Global Insight August 1, 2013 Djibouti to enforce control on foreign employees due dispute at US military camp  Gus Selassie With an ongoing strike by local civilian workers employed at a US military base in Djibouti over pay … Continue reading

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Asylum Inc: burgeoning business of detaining the unwanted

[Translate] The Age (Melbourne, Australia) August 3, 2013 Saturday First Edition Asylum Inc: burgeoning business of detaining the unwanted DEBORAH SNOW, MATT O’SULLIVAN Pg. 15 In another life, nearly a decade ago, Colonel Chris Manning was the head of Britain’s … Continue reading

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We Own It – a new campaign against the UK’s disastrous privatisations

[Translate] We Own It – a new campaign against the UK’s disastrous privatisations Rachel Graham 5 August 2013 The results have been terrible. Soaring prices, corruption, fraud, enormous expense to the public purse. But Westminster is determined to keep on … Continue reading

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