Contractors May Be Able To Recover Costs Caused By Govt. Shutdown

Tuesday, February 05, 2019 8:49 am
February 2019 - Volume 41 Number 2

By Aron C. Beezley

The recent government shutdown is now the longest in U.S. history, and many federal contractors have incurred costs as a result of shutdown-related work stoppages and delays. 

Luckily, many federal contracts contain clauses that provide a potential avenue for recovery of such costs. Further, there are practical steps that contractors can take to increase their chances of recovering shutdown-related costs from the government.

What contract clauses might apply?

Several Federal Acquisition Regulation (F.A.R.) clauses, including the following ones, could provide contractors with an[..]