Spending cuts to hit DFAS next week

Spending cuts to hit DFAS next week

Jan. 23, 2013 – 04:19PM   |
By STEPHEN LOSEY   |   Comments
 DFAS Director Terri McKay said more stringent actions, such as furloughing employees, may be necessary if sequestration takes place or the current continuing resolution expires without another agreement in place to further fund the Defense Department.
DFAS Director Terri McKay said more stringent actions, such as furloughing employees, may be necessary if sequestration takes place or the current continuing resolution expires without another agreement in place to further fund the Defense Department. (Defense Department)

The Defense Finance and Accounting Service on Jan. 27 will freeze hiring, stop nominating employees for performance awards, and slash travel, training and overtime to help it deal with budget cuts.

In a Jan. 17 email obtained by Federal Times, DFAS Director Terri McKay said more stringent actions — such as furloughing employees — may be necessary if sequestration takes place or the current continuing resolution expires without another agreement in place to further fund the Defense Department. Continue reading “Spending cuts to hit DFAS next week”