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General Dynamics Electric Boat awarded $327.8 million Navy contract to support fleet maintenance and Virginia-class sub development and design work

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GROTON, Conn., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — General Dynamics Electric Boat, a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), has been awarded a $327.8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification for fiscal year 2020 for lead yard support, development studies and design efforts for Virginia-class submarines.

Under the contract modification, Electric Boat will undertake development studies and other work related to Virginia-class submarine design improvements, including incorporation of new technologies. The work will engage Electric Boat’s engineering and design organization, which comprises more than 5,000 employees. These employees work on all facets of the submarine life cycle from concept formulation and design through construction, maintenance and modernization, and eventually to inactivation and disposal.

“Over the life of the Virginia program, the shipbuilders of Electric Boat have made improvements to the design of each

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Awards Contract to Ryan Consulting Group, Inc.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ryan Consulting Group, Inc. today announced that the company has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The contract will support the Client Experience Center, an information technology service provider under USDA’s Office of Chief Information Officer. The OCIO CEC is an integrated Government and Contracted program team whose mission is to deliver streamlined, flexible, and robust Enterprise IT solutions, policies and procedures that maximizes the performance, value, and results of the entire USDA.

Awarded under the NITAAC CIO-SP3 contract, Ryan Consulting will be migrating the CEC’s current On-Premise based Microsoft Project Web App (PWA) instance to the Microsoft Project Online 2019 Government Cloud environment. This work will include technology enhancements and/or process improvement features to provide a one-stop shop

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University of Illinois nurses vote to approve new contract, following week-long strike

More than 1,300 nurses voted overwhelmingly Wednesday evening to approve a new contract with the University of Illinois Hospital and clinics, after a weeklong strike.

a group of people standing in front of a crowd: University of Illinois Hospital RN Christine Sichuan listens at a rally as more than 4,000 SEIU represented hospital workers joined hospital nurses on strike, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020.

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University of Illinois Hospital RN Christine Sichuan listens at a rally as more than 4,000 SEIU represented hospital workers joined hospital nurses on strike, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020.

The nurses voted 842-13 in favor of the new, four-year contract. The nurses’ union, the Illinois Nurses Association, had reached a tentative agreement with the hospital Sept. 24 after the strike ended Sept. 19.


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A major sticking point in contract negotiations had been nurse-to-patient ratios. The nurses wanted ratios and the hospital did not, saying it preferred a model that matched nurses’ skills with patients’ needs.

Ultimately, the hospital committed to hiring the equivalent of at least 160 full-time nurses, “creating natural nurse-to-patient ratios that improve core

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The United States Air Force (USAF) Awards $62M Contract to One Network Enterprises for Its Item Master Logistics Capability Initiative (IMLCI)

DALLAS, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — One Network Enterprises, a global provider of multi-party business networks for autonomous supply chain management, today announced that it has been awarded a $61.9 million contract from the USAF for its Item Master Logistics Capability Initiative (IMLCI). The Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract enables One Network and its partner, Alion Science and Technology Corporation, to support the Air Force Material Command’s logistics initiatives. The award is the result of a competitive acquisition process by the USAF.  

The contract provides for commercial off-the-shelf software licenses and related technical support services. Work will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and is expected to be completed September 2025. The first objective for the new project will establish a full Item Master Catalog and Parts Provisioning capability across the USAF, and enable Item of Supply access (such as a National Stock Number (NSN))

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Kelly Clarkson Sued By Management Company Alleging Breach of Contract, $5.4M in Unpaid Commissions

Starstruck Management Group is owned by Narvel Blackstock, father of Clarkson’s soon-to-be-ex-husband Brandon Blackstock.

Kelly Clarkson’s ex-father-in-law’s management company is suing the American Idol singer for allegedly breaking an oral agreement and is seeking to recoup commissions on “millions of dollars” worth of deals.

Narvel Blackstock, owner of Starstruck Management Group LLC, is suing Clarkson, 38, and her Face Face production company, according to the eight-page lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court. Clarkson and Starstruck appeared to have a working relationship until this year, when the company accrued $3.3 million in estimated commissions, of which Clarkson has allegedly paid just $1.9 million. Starstruck claims that Clarkson still owes the company at least $5.4 million in commissions.

The lawsuit comes three months after Clarkson filed for divorce from Narvel’s son Brandon Blackstock. The couple married in 2013 and have two children.

According to the court filing, Narvel began

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C&T Solutions Awarded GSA OASIS Small Business IDIQ Contract Vehicle

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — C&T Solutions (C&T) is pleased to announce it was awarded a place on the General Services Administration’s (GSA) One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) Small Business (SB) Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. As an OASIS Pool 1 contractor, C&T is able to compete for small business set asides and direct awards in multiple professional service disciplines.

The OASIS SB contract supports government agencies in acquiring complex professional services in several core disciplines, including program management, management consulting, logistics, engineering, scientific, and financial services. OASIS SB can be used by all Federal agencies and GSA-approved entities and is designed to provide a total solution to agencies’ requirements, with the flexibility for all contract types and pricing at the task order level.


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Federal Contract Expert Shares Strategies For Winning Government Seed Funding In New Book – Press Release

The Federal Contracting Playbook’ by Janelle Billingslea demystifies federal contracting in the post-coronavirus landscape.

Washington, D.C. – Sept 24, 2020 – The coronavirus pandemic has brought a painful blow to many entrepreneurs as they face a new set of unforeseen challenges.

But like any crisis, there are also opportunities ripe for the taking by savvy innovators ready to pivot at a moment’s notice.

Meanwhile, the government has opened new avenues of funding to fuel innovation in the post-pandemic age.

A new book slated for release this fall hopes to dispel the myths surrounding government contracts while sharing expertise on how to win seed funding from the federal government.

“The Federal Contracting Playbook: How to Win Business Using the Inside Track Framework for Innovators” by Janelle Billingslea will soon be available in eBook format at Amazon, with paperback and audio versions slated for release later this year.

In the anticipated book,

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Cubic Wins Air Combat Training Systems Contract for US Air Force and International Partners

Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB) today announced its Cubic Mission and Performance Solutions (CMPS) business division was awarded a contract to continue delivering support for its P5 Combat Training System (P5CTS) for the United States Air Force (USAF) and a number of international partners currently using the system. The contract will assist the USAF-installed base of close to 1,000 P5CTS Airborne Subsystems (AS) and associated range infrastructure on over 20 USAF bases and training ranges. The contract will also support a number of current international P5CTS users including Australia, Egypt, Morocco, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and United Kingdom.

“We are very excited to continue our close work with the USAF, allies and international partners out to 2027 under this contract,” Mike Knowles, president of Cubic Mission and Performance Solutions. “The P5CTS system supports and improves operator readiness across the globe and this contract helps expand the P5CTS user

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South Australian e-invoicing startup Link4 lands contract with Treasury to improve small business cashflow

An Australian government promise to pay its suppliers faster has led to a collaboration between an e-invoicing startup from South Australia and the federal Treasury.

Based in Adelaide, invoice delivery service provider Link4 told InDaily it would connect Treasury with the Pan-European Public Procurement Online (PEPPOL) network, allowing the government department to instantly receive invoices from anyone sending them via the network.

Link4 co-founder and CTO Sam Hassan said the project, which kicked off this week and is expected to go live in October, would simplify the invoicing process by removing the need for suppliers to manually input data from emails and PDFs.

He said Australian federal government invoices were expected to be paid within five business days to help increase cashflow and assist businesses doing it tough during the economic downturn.

“This project started back in 2016, when the government was looking at ways to streamline the interaction with

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U.S. Department of Energy Provides Notice to Proceed to Fluor Team for Hanford Site Central Plateau Cleanup Contract

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) provided the joint venture between Amentum, Fluor and Atkins—Central Plateau Cleanup Company LLC—the notice to proceed on the Central Plateau Cleanup Contract at the Hanford Site near Richland, Washington. The Central Plateau Cleanup Contract is a master indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract valued at $10 billion for a period of up to 10 years, including a transition period of at least 60 days.

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Fluor team received DOE notice to proceed for the Hanford Site Central Plateau Cleanup contract. (Photo: Business Wire)

“This leadership team and the site’s talented workforce have what it takes to support DOE and to demonstrate the effectiveness of the new end state contract approach,” said Tom D’Agostino, president of Fluor’s Government Group. “Fluor began its 13-year tenure at Hanford in 1996 to

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