On January 22, 2016, the FAR Council proposed a new rule implementing section 743 of the 2015 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, which prohibits federal dollars from going to companies that require employees to sign restrictive confidentiality agreements that could limit the ability of employees to report suspected fraud and abuse to the government.
Santa’s 10 considerations for maintaining trade secrets at the North Pole:
- Restrict access to facility by choosing remote location.
- Make the Elves sign Confidentiality Agreements as part of the hiring process.
- Have robust exit interviews with all departing elves, reminding them of their obligations to keep “reindeer games” secrets.
- Insist that gift wrapping specialists with