Contracting that Works

State and local governments can boost job standards across our economy; ensure that high-road business can compete on an even playing field; and provide taxpayers with good value by adopting the government contracting practices identified in this report.



Top 5 Facts About the ‘Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces’ Executive Order

Two subcommittees of the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee will jointly debate President Barack Obama’s most recent contracting executive order today. The order helps fix a broken system and protects taxpayers, law-abiding businesses, and millions of American workers.


At Our Expense

A Center for American Progress Action Fund study finds that one in four government contractors committing egregious workplace violations also provide bad value for the government.