The Director of the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) determines that compliance by Federal contractors and subcontractors with the COVID-19 workplace safety protocols detailed in the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force (“Safer Federal Workforce Task Force” or the “Task Force”) guidance (the “Guidance”) to be issued on November 10, 2021, will promote economy and efficiency in Federal contracting by reducing absenteeism and decreasing labor costs for contractors and subcontractors working on or in connection with a Federal Government contract, and the Director approves the guidance. This notice accordingly rescinds and supersedes the Director’s prior notice issued on September 24, 2021.

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