Tuesday, May 10, 2011

This should make things interesting -

DOD's 'Hello, I am a contractor' policy kicks in

Contractors must say who they are in person, in telephone calls and in letters

Defense Department officials have changed the department's regulations to require service contractors to identify themselves as contractors, whether in person or in a letter.

DOD issued its final rule May 5, even though there has been an interim rule in effect since September 2010.

The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Supplement now states that service contractor employees must say they are contractors or be introduced as such in a conversation. Contractors are also required to note who they are "in telephone conversations and informal and formal written correspondence."

Officials are leaving it up to agency heads to decide exactly how to carry out the new rule.

More: http://fcw.com/articles/2011/05/05/dod-personal-services-contracts-identify-yourself.aspx

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