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Federal Government shutdown FAQs

MILITARY PAY



ATTENTION:

Military members: Final guidance on making military pay under the Pay Our Military Act was received from the DoD late yesterday. Normal pay and allowances have been processed and you will receive them in you mid-month pay. The amount reflected in your mid-month statement will be deposited.

Civilian employees:  DFAS has also processed civilian payroll. All employees will receive normal pay through September 30. The amount of pay for Oct 1-5 will be dependent on whether an employee is exempt, excepted from furlough or furloughed. Pay will be received on your normal pay dates beginning Oct 11.

  • Will I get paid for my past work?

    For any time up to when the CRA expires, active duty military, Reservists and National Guard members completing duty will be paid. The current CRA expireD at midnight on September 30. Active and Reserve military members will be paid on time for pay earned prior to the expiration of the CRA.

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  • Will I remain on duty?

    Active duty and reservists on active duty will continue to report for duty.
  • Should I expect a delay in my pay date?

    Our military men and women will be paid on time for duty performed prior to the expiration of the most recent CRA on September 30. Once another CRA or an appropriations act is signed into law, normal disbursement of pay will resume for pay. Military members will be paid for duty performed during the shutdown.

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  • What if I am a civilian employee who performs National Guard or Reserve duty while furloughed? Is it a dual compensation situation?

    It is not a dual compensation situation because furloughed employees are not in a pay status. You will be carried in a Leave Without Pay (LWOP) status. However, you will not be paid for any active duty military duty during the Government shutdown until after appropriations act are enacted.

CIVILIAN PAY

MILITARY RETIREE & ANNUITANT PAY

TRAVEL PAY

Updated October 8, 2013.