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Chapter 6 - More Job Opportunities

Businesses that do work with the Government

Section 503 applies to businesses that do work with the government, also known as federal contractors.

Contractors include many different types of business, including many that you may be familiar with:

  • Lowe’s (home improvement)
  • Boeing (airplane maker)
  • Humana (health insurance)
  • Hewlett-Packard (computers)
  • Fedex (shipping)
  • AT&T (telephones)

Section 503 applies to contractors who hold a contract with the government worth at least $10,000

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Section 503 applies to businesses that do work with the government, which are also known as federal contractors.

Contractors represent many different types of businesses. They can be large or small businesses, and can provide any type of service or product to the government.

There are thousands of federal contractors including many companies that you may be familiar with, like Lowe’s, the home improvement store; Boeing, the airplane manufacturer; Humana, the health insurance company; Hewlett-Packard, the computer company; Fedex, the shipping company; or AT&T, the telephone company.

Section 503 applies to all contractors that hold contracts with the federal government worth at least $10,000.

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