The Defense secretary has called for a review of DoD’s business operations. The author says that this can work to reduce costs and improve operations at the agency.
The Trump administration has said it wants to make cuts to the overall size of the federal workforce, however, the author says that that this may be harder to do than it would seem on the surface.
The Defense Department has been given authority for a $15,000 increase in buyout payments for federal employees. It will probably not be the last agency receiving this increase.
These are seven provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act that federal workers should know about.
Recent news that nearly 10,000 soldiers were asked by the Pentagon to repay bonus overpayments may have other federal employees wondering what happens if they find themselves in a similar situation. The author provides some details on how agencies usually handle overpayments.