The Office of Management and Budget is expected to release a new memo in the next month or so detailing new goals and a strategy for shared services.
The federal government may be open for business again, the military members have been told it’s unclear when they will receive back pay for the past three days.
The major federal payroll shared services centers are announcing small — but significant — changes to their pay calendars for 2018, and no two calendars are alike.
Trump’s policies might save some money in DoD by reducing waste, fraud and abuse, but some changes, like the hiring freeze, might do more damage than good to the Pentagon.
Defense legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama in December will reverse decades-old mistake of tax withholding from veterans with combat-related disabilities.
Sen. Chuck Grassley released a report Friday, revealing fudged financial statements from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service and audit misconduct from the Inspector General’s office.
Retired Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Arnold Punaro, chief executive officer of the Punaro Group and a member of the Defense Business Board, has been following problems at the Defense Finance and Accounting Service.
President Obama signed a bill at the dawn of the government shutdown, and it could significantly increase the number of non-uniformed military employees exempt from furlough during the shutdown. So far, the Defense Department has sent no signals on how it would choose to enact the provisions.
The Defense Finance and Accounting Service will implement significant cost-cutting measures next week to prepare for the possibility of automatic spending cuts due to hit government in March. DFAS plans to freeze most hiring, reduce travel and overtime, and temporarily halt new employee performance awards, according to DFAS Director Terri McKay.
After a two-month delay, all civilian employees at the Defense Department, as well as several other agencies, can now contribute to the recently rolled-out Roth option for their Thrift Savings Plans.