An action in which an
entity is responsible for a work stoppage
without a contract suspension.
1. Prohibiting a supplier from submitting bids
and proposals for a definite or indefinite
period of time.
2. A temporary determination to exclude a
supplier from obtaining any contracts for a
period of time, usually before initiating
debarment. Reasons for this action may
include poor performance, late deliveries,
violations of previous contract terms, etc. See
Suspension of Work Clause
A contract provision
that allows an agency to suspend, interrupt, or
delay work for the agency’s convenience. A
contractor is not entitled to compensation if
the delay is the contractor’s fault. A contractor
may be compensated only if the resultant
delay is considered unreasonable.
An action in which the entity
orders work to cease in accordance with a
suspension of work clause contained in the