UB Law Faculty in the News
... University of Baltimore Law School professor Charles Tiefer cautioned Congress about rushing into such arrangements, noting authorization to expand share-in-savings programs in the just enacted E-Government Act has yet to be tested. "Surely the lessons in that report should be learned before further steps are taken," he said.
Tiefer also raised a red flag about bill provisions that could result in the outsourcing of work that now is performed well by government workers. "As a result of the combination of new A-76 and Sara, the government could informally, and without full competition, make the decision to shut down superior in-house operations without competition, dismantle irretrievably its proven workforce, and expose itself to mission failure, waste, and abuses," he said. Circular A-76 outlines how government and private businesses compete for commercial government work.
Read the whole article, from Information Week, here.