Is a contractor entitled to be paid for performing additional work if that work can be accomplished within the contract’s delivery schedule? The answer is a resounding yes. There is no such thing as non-compensable “extra time” under a Postal Service HCR contract. While some officials may believe a contractor is not entitled to additional pay for service changes that do not extend the delivery schedule, this is a dangerous misunderstanding of HCR contracts, as established by a recent case decided by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
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