Time Charging for Federal Contractors

  • 4 topics | 7m 59s
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Federal contractors must establish that the time they charge against a government contract is accurate and supported by appropriate documentation. Both employees and their organizations may risk penalties for any intentional misrepresentation of this information. This course will explore the importance of proper timekeeping and provide employees with recommendations for complying with labor charging requirements. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by The Potomac Law Group, PLLC. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.


  • recognize the purpose of having clear timekeeping policies
  • identify best practices for proper timekeeping
  • recognize legal consequences that may result from improper timekeeping
  • support your organization's efforts to comply with labor charging requirements


  • The Importance of Accurate Timekeeping
  • Your Role in Timekeeping
  • Legal Penalties for Timekeeping Policy Violations
  • Exercise: How Timekeeping Affects Labor Charging