George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

Pentagon to Contractors: Stay On The Job

March 22—Asia Times

In a Friday memo to industry, Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen Lord made it clear that she wants defense companies to fulfill their obligations. Executive Director of the Center for Government Contracting Jerry McGinn believes that the memo is trying to give DoD organizations flexibility to reduce contract disruptions, stop-work orders, and other actions that could impact the contractor workforce.