[Decision on EEOC Serving as Host Agency Under Senior Community Service Employment Program]

B-222248: Mar 13, 1987

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requested a decision as to whether it could serve as a host agency in using enrollees of the Senior Community Service Employment Program for part-time clerical work, since a federal statute generally prohibited agencies from accepting voluntary services. The program trained economically disadvantaged persons over 55 years old for permanent employment by placing them in clerical positions at host agencies free of charge. A federal grant paid their salaries. GAO had held that the prohibition against accepting voluntary services from private citizens without statutory authority did not apply to the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) program due to the statutory terms of the CETA legislation. GAO held that, due to the similarity of the Senior Community Service Employment Program to the CETA program and the fact that the program's services were federally funded, EEOC could act as a host agency under the program.

Mar 20, 2018

Mar 19, 2018

  • Ampcus, Inc.
    We deny the protest.
  • AMAR Health IT, LLC
    We dismiss the protest because our Office does not have jurisdiction to entertain protests of task orders issued under civilian agency multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts that are valued at less than $10 million.
  • Centurum, Inc.--Costs
    We grant the request.

Mar 15, 2018

  • ORBIS Sibro, Inc.
    We sustain the protest in part and deny it in part.

Mar 14, 2018

Mar 13, 2018

  • Interoperability Clearinghouse
    We dismiss the protest because the protester, a not-for-profit entity, is not an interested party to challenge this sole-source award to an Alaska Native Corporation under the Small Business Administration's (SBA) 8(a) program.
  • Yang Enterprises, Inc.
    We dismiss the protest.

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