The company previously indicated an unwillingness to issue the refunds, saying that doing so could amount to an admission of wrongdoing.
The Pentagon has launched a new data gathering effort to try to detect sole-source vendors who are making excess profits by hiding their cost data from contracting officers.
Citing the Government Accountability Office’s plans to increase its capacity to conduct science and technology audits later this year, the Commerce Department’s inspector general said staffing up GAO makes more sense than reviving the Office of Technology Assessment.
Members of the federal oversight community told House lawmakers Wednesday that would-be whistleblowers need to feel comfortable about reporting wrongdoing at their agencies without fear of retaliation.
The Department of Defense’s office of the inspector general was recognized for strides made in employee satisfaction in the last five years.
The Inspectors General nominations that have been withdrawn include the ones for the Office of Personnel Management, the Defense Department, and the Social Security Administration.
The White House issued a redone version of its temporary travel and immigration ban from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
With the the chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board resigning in less than a week, employees appealing their disciplinary actions will have to be patient as they wait for President-elect Donald Trump to appoint at least one member for a quorum.
Three agency inspectors general say the ongoing presidential transition won’t sway their work overseeing federal agencies. They also advised the procurement industry to make documents and individuals more accessible during audits.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, President Barack Obama has nominated Glenn Fine as the new Defense Department inspector general.